[zeromq-dev] file descriptors?

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Thu Sep 22 14:36:02 CEST 2011

On Sep 22, 2011, at 3:03 AM, Sean Ochoa wrote:

> Hey all.  I'm wondering if someone could help me out with a pub/sub issue.  I run my script with the pub and sub in different child processes with the Python zmq bindings.  When the processes end the sockets are closed,  but it leaves the file descriptors around.  I've searched online for a bit, but haven't found a way to get it stop leaving them around.  Any ideas?  - Sean _______________________________________________

This shouldn't be possible. When the process exits, the OS is responsible for freeing file descriptors.

What do you mean by "it leaves the file descriptors around"? How are you detecting or measuring this?


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