[Dovecot] Too many open files

Amitai Schlair schmonz at schmonz.com
Sun Nov 19 04:57:07 UTC 2006

Timo Sirainen wrote:

> No. There's a leak somewhere. Could you check what file descriptors are
> open for such process once it has been running for some hours? So lsof
> -p <pid> or look into /proc/pid/fd/ directly. If it's leaking it should
> show at least tens of opened files. Once I know what files it's not
> closing it's easier for me to fix this.

I'm still getting "Too many open files" with 1.0rc14 on NetBSD with
kqueue; when this happens, lsof says there are over 1000 pipes open. Is
this addressed in 1.0rc15? If not, what can I do to help it be addressed
before 1.0?


- Amitai

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