[PATCH] tests: don't assume getdtablesize () <= 10000000

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 25 15:07:00 GMT 2013

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 06:05:07AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>On 09/24/2013 10:32 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> This patch causes failures on at least test-fcntl and test-dup2 on
>>> cygwin (both 32-bit and 64-bit); there, getdtablesize() currently
>>> returns the current runtime value, but this value starts at 256, and
>>> automatically expands as needed at runtime up to 3200.  I think cygwin
>>> should be patched to make getdtablesize() return a constant 3200 (rather
>>> than the current runtime value);
>> Why?  What does "3200" have to do with anything?  There is not supposed
>> to be a hard-coded upper limit.
>But there IS a hard-coded limit:

Sorry, you're right.  I should have checked before talking.  And, it
apparently you were expecting me to check.

Since you've previously made modifications in this area, why not supply
a simple patch?


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