service-thread.c: add logging of EMFILE [per process open file descriptors limit]

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Fri Jul 23 09:47:55 EDT 2004

On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Andrzej Filip wrote:

> Could service-thread.c log getting EMFILE error from accept call ?
> [ EMFILE The per-process limit of open file descriptors has been reached ]
> I am under impression that at least two problems with smmapd (socket map 
> daemon) reported to the list had been caused by hitting EMFILE.

I know there was a recent file descriptor leak in the quota code, were 
there others?

> I am sure it would help to identify some problems in other services too.

Where would you like to add this logging, specifically?


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
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