Re: [newbie] open_max

From: Welcor (
Date: 03/12/02

From: "James Slate" <ogodei64@EARTHLINK.NET>
> My game 30bpl17 is running on an older version of CYGWIN

This is your problem. Newer versions of cygwin have a
prototyped rlimit. This will allow you to have 300 users
at once.

> When booting up, the program resorts to open_max &
> sets the max players to 12.  Is there anyway to overcome
> this limit?  If I change to MSVC as the compiler, can I
> expect the same result?

I'd suggest upgrading cygwin - it's pretty easy, and
you can just update the stuff you use.


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