[Vortex] socket descriptor on vortex_close_connection not closing

Francis Brosnan Blazquez francis at aspl.es
Wed Nov 25 18:37:37 CET 2009

> Hello , 


> I am using the latest vortex library available on sourceforge. 
> The scenario  is such that my initiator is connected to listener and
> in the event of listener going down  the initiator keeps on trying to
> connect to the listener until the  listener comes up. 


> This reconnection attempt is tried periodically after every 30
> seconds. After some time, say 4-5 hours(the listener is still down)  i
> get the system error(set in errno in linux) as socket call failed; too
> many open files. 


> This is happening even after calling vortex_close_connection before
> every reconnection attempt  to listener. Seems socket descriptor used
> for connection attempt is not closing. 
> Please let me know if anybody has faced similar problem and the
> possible solutions too :-) 

Please, checkout latest svn that adds some missing socket close calls in
the case the TCP socket connect fails. It should fix the issue you are


Thanks for reporting. Cheers!

> Thanks,
> Dhiraj Kumar Prasad
> Tata Consultancy Services
> Mailto: dhiraj.prasad at tcs.com
> Website: http://www.tcs.com
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