Rick Jones wrote:
>> Actually that was a mistake on my part. When -r option is used the close
>> call occurs only during startup and not for every connection. During startup
>> with -r option we get around 60K close calls.
>> We are about to do a fix for this issue on HP-UX (without -r option). The
>> approach is to find out the open fds and close the unwanted ones. Will this
>> be a valid approach.

>
> I would think that the overhead of determining if an FD is open wouldn't
> be that far off from closing it.


One question: I'm assuming its cheaper (or at least was at one time) to
just close a whole bunch of FDs rather than track what FDs are being
opened as they are being opened?
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