Counting fds at startup

From: Ian Redfern <>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 1998 20:49:59 +0100

Would it be possible for Squid to determine the available number of file
descriptors when it starts, rather than having it compiled in? A quick
loop opening /dev/null should do.

I run several Squids on various Linux boxes, some with kernel patches,
some without. It would be help me greatly if I could use one binary for
all of them, and mean I could use an off-the-shelf Squid from a

Ian Redfern (
Received on Fri Oct 02 1998 - 12:51:00 MDT

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