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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Segfault in bjam
From: Philipp Thomas (pth_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-31 13:23:15

* Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden]) [20100826 18:52]:

> 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.

But at least a quick glance at the boost-jam code seemed to show that it
doesn't in all cases. I'll reexamine one I get time for it.

> I was not able to figure, or find any define, that tells how many
> descriptors fd_set can hold.

AFAIK there is no limit, but I'll see what SUS and POSIX have to say on


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