[Twisted-Python] Question about File Descriptors

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Mon Jun 15 09:45:19 EDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 06:50 -0700, Andrew Francis wrote:

> What are the memory ramifications (i.e, I raise the max descriptor
> count to 65535)? 

The memory in use by your own Python objects will probably take the most
memory, so you'll need to figure that out on your own.

> Also should I move to the EPoll reactor?

Yes, it'll be either impossible (with select) or really slow (poll)
otherwise once you get pass a few thousand descriptors.

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