Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Locks files not being closed
Author Chris
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 9:46 AM, lizwatson02452 <lizwatson02452@...>wrote:

> We had a similar problem running with an earlier Firebird release, where
> Firebird was consuming an increasing number of file descriptors. We rewrote
> some code that manipulated file descriptors elsewhere in our application,
> and the problem went away. Watch out for use of pipes, and also calls to
> fork() and exec(). It was very weird that the only symptom we saw was
> Firebird usage of file descriptors.

Yes, in this case though I believe it's Firebird since the issue shows up
when using any client that connects to the database. Even when using things
like isql.

I reposted this issue to the developer's list and someone is looking into it
so we'll see:


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