Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 77678
Add a cautionary note to select man page
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:48:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
If you recompile your kernel to allow >1024 file descritors and you leave glibc
the same and then you try to use select on a file descriptor >1024 then select
It was decided that because of the unusual setup for this it really wasn't a bug
that should be fixed in glibc. However, documenting around it is probably a good
Attached is a patch to the manpage.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Note that man page doesn't warn you about the possible problems
Created attachment 84586 [details]
Add's a cautionary note to the select man page.
upstream in 1.67 it appears.