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Opened 7 weeks ago

Last modified 7 weeks ago

#671 new enhancement

Allow arbitrary number of phones per task

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

Description

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 7 weeks ago by jermar

  • Summary changed from Allow arbitrary number of phones per tas to Allow arbitrary number of phones per task
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