Problems with fopen and many open files

Frank van Maarseveen fvm at
Fri Sep 17 08:18:28 GMT 1999

On Thu, Sep 16, 1999 at 11:03:03PM +0200, Mattias.Gronlund wrote:
> This limit is two fold.
> 1. We can't have more than 64 fopen:ed files.
> 2. A fopen:ed file can't be connected to a filedescriptor higher than
> 63.
The last limit sounds strange to me. It might be related to sizeof(fd_set).
Have you tried fdopen() on a high descriptor?


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