Re: kmalloc fd patch

Oskar Pearson (
Mon, 5 May 1997 20:53:34 +0200

David Schwartz writes:
> Isn't that missing the patch to resource.h? Without that, older
> programs that always behaved perfectly will suddenly discover they can't
> select on their maximum allowed file handle.
Unless I am being an idiot, I can't see any needed patch to resource.h
(any of the ones on my system)

Please correct me if I am wrong. Note that the latest version of the
patch is version 7. I made various muck ups in the previous 6 versions.

Note that I can't send to SERVER-LINUX@NETSPACE.ORG

> > Jon Lewis writes:
> > > I just noticed that on systems patched with the O'Reilly >256fd patch,
> > > screen (3.7.1) breaks. Trying to lock screen (C-a x) causes screen to
> > > segfault. I'll probably try recompiling screen with a setrlimit of
> > > NOFILE 256 or less and see if that fixes it. Has anyone else encountered
> > > this?
> >
> > I am using the one from