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Re: slapd runs out of open files (ITS#2813)
On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 03:24:55AM +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Is it possible to run slapd with more than 1024 file descriptors
> in Red Hat 7.3 ? Is there any compile flag needed to build slapd which
> supports more than 1024 file descriptors ?
This limit is not imposed by openldap. It's from glibc. OpenLDAP uses the
select() system call which, in a default glibc installation, can handle up
to 1024 descriptors. Increasing this limit can only be done by recompiling
glibc with a bigger FD_SETSIZE.
Another alternative would be to port OpenLDAP to use poll() instead of
select(). poll() doesn't have such a limit.
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