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SubjectRe: why no fdset patch in kernel?

On 16 Jun 1999 12:00:04 +0200, (Matthias Urlichs) said:
> Alan Cox <> writes:
>> > Does anyone know why the fdset (large # file descriptors / processes)
>> > patch has not been integrated into the kernel, even as experimental?
>> In the 2.2 case mainly because it didn't get in in time,

> Since work on 2.2 hasn't stopped (which is because we're not at 2.4 yet ;-)
> will it eventually find its way to 2.2.whatever?

Given that it is in the *ac* patches, there is a supported way of using
it on 2.2 anyway. Is there much demand for the fdset patches as a
separate, standalone patch for 2.2?


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