Too many open files caused by repeated decryption operations via a GPGME API

Kazunori Kobayashi kkobayashi at
Thu Nov 11 02:35:34 CET 2021

On 2021/11/10 1:30, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Oct 2021 16:24, Kazunori Kobayashi said:
>> On modern Linux, we can change the maximum number of file descriptors
>> per process in some ways. This feature is a well-known way for long
>> time operation without reboot in cases such as server machines.
> That is a known problem we recently raise the priority of the feature
> request to high.  Thus there is a good
> chance that this problem will be solved in the not too distant future.
> Please don't refer to github for gnupg; their copy is out of date.  Use
> our instead.
> Salam-Shalom,
>     Werner
I appreciate your reply and I'll watch the issue tracker you told me.
I hope that this issue will be improved soon.


Kazunori Kobayashi

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