<<On Thu, 12 Apr 2001 09:24:46 -0700, Gregory Neil Shapiro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:

tlambert> The value of SOMAXCONN is not valis; the valid limit is only
tlambert> obtainable from sysctl (kern.ipc.somaxconn).

> We (Sendmail) will look at integrating your fix into 8.12 (which will be
> the first to actually use it -- it's #ifdef'ed out in 8.11).

No code should ever examine kern.ipc.somaxconn; it is there for
sysadmin use only.  If the desire is to express ``the most this system
will allow'', the correct use is to pass the value -1 as the backlog
parameter to listen().  All systems which implement kern.ipc.somaxconn
also implement this feature.


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