[whatwg] WebSockets: what to do when there are too many open connections

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com
Thu May 13 12:23:52 PDT 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Mike Shaver <mike.shaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have to admit, I'd be a little surprised (I think pleasantly, but
> maybe not) if I could open ten thousand file descriptors on the latest
> shipping Windows CE, or for that matter on an iPhone.

ulimit -n tells me I can only open 1024 per process on my desktop and
server Linux machines.  Actually, I had to configure lighttpd on my
server to raise its max file descriptors to 4096 to make sure it could
handle all my keepalive connections (although maybe it could have

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