[rabbitmq-discuss] Preventing uncontrolled crashes due to file descriptor exhaustion

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 17:19:09 BST 2010

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 11:24, Marek Majkowski <majek04 at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the new persister branch "bug21673" we've made some magical tweaks.
> In this branch we try to make sure that there are always enough file descriptors
> for erlang.

Good news, apparently the "magical tweaks" were merged to the main
branch some time ago. From what I see, they are included in 1.8.0.

Quick experiments show that rabbit always leaves about 80 file descriptors
for internal use.


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