That looks very sensible. Patch applied; thanks.
Cheers, Simon. On 01/11/17 12:37, Petr Menšík wrote: > Some of our Openstack users run quite large number of dnsmasq instances > on single host. They started hitting default limit of inotify socket > number on single system after upgrade to more recent version. System > defaults of sysctl fs.inotify.max_user_instances is 128. They reached > limit of 116 dnsmasq instances, then more instances failed to start. > > I was surprised they have any use case for such high number of > instances. They use one dnsmasq for one virtual network. > > I found simple way to avoid hitting low system limit. They do not use > resolv.conf for name server configuration or any dhcp hosts or options > directory. Created inotify socket is never used in that case. Simple > patch attached. > > I know we can raise inotify system limit. I think better is to not waste > resources that are left unused.
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