[erlang-questions] Increase the handle limit

Peer Stritzinger <>
Fri Oct 21 17:23:32 CEST 2011


On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Joel Reymont <> wrote:
>
> On Oct 21, 2011, at 3:49 PM, Peer Stritzinger wrote:
>
>> TL;DR Version: This is not true.  Tested on MacOSX 10.5.8 on PowerPC
>> with Erlang R14B03
>> (used the oldest version of Mac OSX anybody sane would run and the
>> Erlang is also not cutting edge version):
>
>
> Try to open that many sockets.
>
> Let us know what happens.

Sorry no time for more experiments at the moment.

OTOH: sockets are also just file descriptors so no other limits apply
for sockets, except you might run out of ephemeral port numbers.

Cheers,
-- Peer


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