Subject: Re: several messages (about SOMAXCONN)
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/15/1998 08:53:11
>> If you really want a default, I'd add 
>> 	#define SODEFAULTCONN 10
>> in sys/socket.h with the appropriate namespace protection, and
>> advise app-writers and pkg-importers appropriately.

> That doesn't work because of history.  History says that SOMAXCONN is
> a reasonable value for an "average" app to use.  If you make
> SOMAXCONN INT_MAX, you break that.

NetBSD hasn't hesitated to break with historical tradition in the past;
I don't see why this case should be any different.

					der Mouse

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