kern/97326: [linux] file descriptor leakage in linux emulation

Alexander Leidinger netchild at
Sat Sep 9 15:55:39 PDT 2006

Quoting Bakul Shah <bakul at> (Sat, 09 Sep 2006 14:32:40 -0700):

> firefox etc. also seem to keep far too many files open.  For
> example firefox has 500+ open descriptors) with 4 tabbed
> windows open.  But in my limited testing can't tell if there
> is a leak.

A FreeBSD native one should have a _similar_ amount of open descriptors
when subject to the same handling as the linux one...


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