[Mono-dev] Wapi handle leaks problems

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Feb 21 04:52:56 EST 2008

Hubert FONGARNAND wrote:
> Le mercredi 20 février 2008 à 20:43 +0000, Dick Porter a écrit :
>> On Wed, 2008-02-20 at 09:51 +0100, Hubert FONGARNAND wrote:
>>> -> don't you thing that a 4096 limit for WAPI handles is too small for
>>> big production servers? (on windows the number of handles is often
>>>> 6000)?
>> The shared memory part of io-layer is currently being rewritten to avoid
>> the hard-coded limit (amongst other issues.)  There is no timetable yet
>> for its completion.
> This is a great news...
> But for now our servers crashes each night...
> It could be good to track why the number of Handles grows on ASP.NET
> when there's no activity....

Is your application using timers? Or the managed file system watcher?
Maybe one of those is leaking handles if no GC is performed.


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