getdtablesize - get file descriptor table size
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
- Since glibc 2.12:
/* Glibc since 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || ! (_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L)
- Before glibc 2.12:
_BSD_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500
getdtablesize() returns the maximum number of files a process can have open, one more than the largest possible value for a file descriptor.
The current limit on the number of open files per process.
SVr4, 4.4BSD (the getdtablesize() function first appeared in 4.2BSD). It is not specified in POSIX.1; portable applications should employ
sysconf(_SC_OPEN_MAX) instead of this call.
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