available file descriptors

Christopher G. Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Sat Sep 12 19:39:00 GMT 1998

In article <199809120142.SAA07585.cygnus.gnu-win32@www.aeinc.com>,
A. Phillip Smith <asmith@www.aeinc.com> wrote:
>Unfortunately, the Cygnus mail archive searching is broken. This 
>question has probably been asked before. Is there an API to allow
>extension of the resource limit for available file descriptors
>returned by getdtablesize() ? Presumably, setrlimit() works, but
>what are the resource parameter arguments for cygwin32 ?

There should be no fixed limit on fds in recent versions of cygwin,
thanks to Sergey.  Try using a recent coolview release:

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