Sebastian G√ľnther sguenther at gmx.de
Thu Jan 11 12:20:29 CET 2001

FPC Mail list reader wrote:
> But how can you, for example, do a server which can service more than 256
> connections at the same time with select() ? If i'm not wrong, the fdset
> type only allows checking for 256 descriptors ...

With a standard kernel, yes. But it's possible to increase this number
in the kernel. IIRC there has been some talk about this in the Linux
kernel mailing list some time ago...

- Sebastian

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