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GETDTABLESIZE(2)	    BSD	System Calls Manual	      GETDTABLESIZE(2)

NAME
     getdtablesize -- get file descriptor limit

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <unistd.h>

     int
     getdtablesize(void);

DESCRIPTION
     The getdtablesize() system	call returns the maximum number	of file	de-
     scriptors that the	current	process	may open.  The maximum file descriptor
     number that the system may	assign is the return value minus one.  Exist-
     ing file descriptor numbers may be	higher if the limit was	lowered	after
     they were opened.

SEE ALSO
     close(2), closefrom(2), dup(2), getrlimit(2), sysconf(3)

HISTORY
     The getdtablesize() system	call appeared in 4.2BSD.

BSD				April 24, 2013				   BSD

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