AW: AW: AW: AW: AW: bzr selftest (on solaris 10): too may open files
v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Wed Nov 19 18:24:40 GMT 2008
>>>>> "Berny" == Voelker, Bernhard <bernhard.voelker at siemens.com> writes:
Berny> Vincent wrote:
>> - I'm able to reproduce the 'Too many open files'.
>> - I don't get the "diff: illegal option" (because I use GNU
>> - I do get the
>> *and* this is also true with python-2.5.2.
>> Interrupting the selftest and using pfiles <pid> reveals that in
>> fact the open files are sockets...
>> I have yet to understand why this happens on Solaris and not on
>> Linux but it means that only selftest is concerned by the problem
>> and not should not have consequences when using bzr itself.
>> I'll run the test suite by parts to check which tests are really
>> failing and keep you informed, but the important result is that
>> you should be safe using bzr.
Berny> great - that you can reproduce it, not that the errors exist ;-)
Berny> I also saw many sockets with pfiles <pid>. And there also many
Berny> lwps (/proc/<pid>/lwp/*). I guess the threads are communicating
Berny> via sockets.
Yes, most of the client/server tests do that.
Berny> BTW: can you really open the number of files shown
Berny> with ulimit? I can only open 255 ;-(
Check that you can are allowed to raise your limits:
ulimit -H -a
ulimit -S -a
Your admins may have set the hard limit at 256 and in that case
you can't override that with the soft limit.
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