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Opened 8 months ago

Last modified 8 months ago

#671 new enhancement

Allow arbitrary number of phones per task

Reported by: Jakub Jermář Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: helenos/unspecified Version: mainline
Keywords: ipc, ports, capabilities, async Cc:
Blocker for: Depends on:
See also: #670


The number of IPC connections a task can have is limited by the value of IPC_MAX_PHONES, which is currently 64. If we start implementing components in the way suggested in #670, ie. when individual objects inside of those components become IPC endpoints and IPC connections become de facto capabilities, having a hard limit on the number of IPC connections may prove too limiting.

Instead, the task should be allowed to have as many IPC connections as it desires, subject to possible resource-accounting policies.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 months ago by Jakub Jermář

Summary: Allow arbitrary number of phones per tasAllow arbitrary number of phones per task
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