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Re: Unable to start Tor in Cygwin
Nick Mathewson wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 08:32:23PM +0800, Pei Hanru wrote:
> I'm afraid I don't have a cygwin setup handy, so I can only explain
> what Tor is doing here. Tor is calling Cygwin's setrlimit function to
> change the maximum number of file descriptors (RLIMIT_NOFILE). It
> looks like this call is failing with EMFILES. This shouldn't happen,
> since we don't raise the value any higher than the hard limit. I'd
> suspect a Cygwin limitation.
> Googling shows that this has been a problem with _at least some_
> versions of Cygwin:
> Does this problem occur with the latest cygwin builds?
Yes, I'm using the latest Cygwin.