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/******************************** -*- C -*- ****************************
* Emulation for getdtablesize
* Copyright 2001, 2002, 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
* Written by Paolo Bonzini.
* This file is part of GNU Smalltalk.
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#include "config.h"
#include <stdio.h>
# include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/param.h>
# include <sys/resource.h>
#ifdef _SC_OPEN_MAX /* POSIX -- preferred */
int tableSize = sysconf(_SC_OPEN_MAX);
int tableSize = -1;
#ifdef RLIMIT_NOFILE /* who is non POSIX but has this? */
struct rlimit res;
if (tableSize >= 0)
return tableSize;
if (getrlimit(RLIMIT_NOFILE, &rlimit) != -1)
tableSize = rlimit.rlim_max;
if (tableSize >= 0)
return tableSize;
#ifdef OPEN_MAX
return OPEN_MAX;
#ifdef NOFILE
return NOFILE;
#ifdef FOPEN_MAX
return FOPEN_MAX;
/* If something went wrong, choose a safe >>>hack<<< value */
return sizeof(short) * 8;
#endif /* FOPEN_MAX */
#endif /* NOFILE */
#endif /* OPEN_MAX */
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