Re: fd_set beyond 1024 problem
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 11:19:16 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 30 May 2007, Robert Iakobashvili wrote:
>> It isn't clear to me what the portable way of raising this limit is for
>> fd_set, but I feel a strong urge to fix this issue.
> We added such file as the first header to all files and it works for linux.
Yeah, the joys of focusing on a single system... :-)
Unfortunately, that soltion only works for Linux and we want maximum
portability. It seems at least Solaris, OSF/1, HPUX and IRIX all support
defining FD_SETSIZE manually at compile time. I wonder why Linux/glibc broke
But really, we need to:
1) swap how we work internally when poll() is around so that we won't have
this problem on all systems that have poll() (= the majority)
2) deal with fd_set for the remaining select()-based systems, and it would
probably involve a configure check for what method to use. And even then
we can only give means on how to raise the bar, it would still need to be
set to a compile-time fixed value.
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