Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Thu Jan 11 12:54:20 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...

When you strace your program under linux it always shows 'old_select'. So there should
already be a new select syscall

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