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Re: Re: swish fails to close file handles /pipes

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed Jul 31 2002 - 20:00:51 GMT
At 12:52 PM 07/31/02 -0700, Khalid Shukri wrote:
>> Luckily, you are running linux so you can use lsof to see what files the
>> process is indeed holding open.
>Seem to be mostly TCP sockets. However, I reach a peak of about 17000 open
>handles. Wonder what's happening there!

What state are they in?  What does netstat show?  

You might also make sure you are using a very current version of LWP -- and
then try and use the KeepAlive feature, although I think you said you were
not fetching that many pages from each server.

For your situation using a spider that fetches URLs in parallel might be a
good thing.

Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Jul 31 20:07:44 2002