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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Segfault in bjam
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-26 12:52:38

On Thursday 26 August 2010 20:39:16 Philipp Thomas wrote:

> * Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden]) [20100826 06:10]:
> > You can modify jam.h
> >
> > #define MAXJOBS 64 /* silently enforced -j limit */
> I won't do that but that would explain things as it seems that not all parts
> of bjam honour that setting, otherwise bjam wouldn't fail when exceeding
> that limit. So I'll examine the bjam code more closely to see if I find the
> culprit.

I took Noel's comment to mean that bjam does respect MAXJOBS, but the current
setting is larger than fd_set structure is able to keep. I was not able to
figure, or find any define, that tells how many describtors fd_set can hold.


Vladimir Prus

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