Re: [gamin] stress test hangs gamin

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 02:22:58PM -0700, Don Lindsay wrote:
> I tried a stress test, which involved calling watch_file() a great many 
> times.
> After about 1300 filenames, the test hung. From debug printouts, I believe 
> that a watch_file() never returned to my Python app.
> As it happens, I want this to work - or anyway, to be broken at a rather 
> larger number of calls.
> Any suggestions about what could be wrong, or what the productive line of
> investigation might be?

  The maximum number of file descriptor availsble to a process, since 
you're using RHEL4 and this use dnotify which need to open an handle
on every watch.


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