Fixed: How many sockets can I get from accept()?

Sergei Organov osv at
Mon Feb 18 14:35:42 UTC 2002

Sorry, please ignore my previous post.  I've already found that IO file
descriptors were exchausted.

Sergei Organov <osv at> writes:
> Hello,
> In my application 6'th invocation of accept() on a socket starts to just
> return -1 after 5 connections have been already accepted and not yet
> closed. As soon as I close one of previously accepted connections, accept()
> returns to its normal operation. Is 5 connections an arbitrary limit and if
> so, where it is defined?
> BR,
> Sergei.

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