R10B3 crashes after >1014 tcp connections + Yaws

joel reymont joelr1@REDACTED
Mon Jun 13 10:25:16 CEST 2005

I took a quick look at the source code and there are quite a few
places where FD_SETSIZE is hardcoded. So the number of open files
fixed at 1024 on my Mac OSX 10.3.9. I could certainly edit the system
header files and increase the limit to  a more suitable number but...
I cannot ask my customer to do this and rebuild Erlang. At least I
can't always ask them to.

Overall, 1024 file descriptors per Erlang node is WAY too low.

    Thanks, Joel

On 6/11/05, Mickael Remond <mickael.remond@REDACTED> wrote:
> joel reymont wrote:
> > I will do this over the weekend. I compiled myself the R10B5 version
> > just for the purpose.
> Maybe the environment variable ERL_MAX_PORT might also help in your
> case. This use to be valid in the past but I do not know if this is
> still the case:
> export ERL_MAX_PORTS=32000


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