[Haskell-cafe] lockFile: fd out of range

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 05:57:35 EDT 2005

Understood. I had the same problem with Erlang on Mac OSX and had to  
edit system files to bring it up to the maxium allowed of 10240.  
Worked like a charm after recompiling.

What do you do on Windows where there's no hard-coded FD_SETSIZE?

On Oct 28, 2005, at 9:14 AM, Simon Marlow wrote:

> Yes, it's hardcoded.  FD_SETSIZE should be the maximum number of file
> descriptors you can ever have open.  On my Linux box here,  
> 1024, and I can't ulimit -n any more than this.


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