128 window limit

Paul Collins paul at briny.ondioline.org
Fri Jun 3 06:13:21 PDT 2005

On 2005Jun03 09h06 IST, Brad Best wrote:
> I've been trying for some time to find out how to change the max. number of
> open windows in an X session, to no avail.
> I have multiple 9-head workstations (with ATI Radeon 7000 PCI cards) set up
> with Xinerama (which by the way works beautifully), but would like to be
> able 
> to open more than 128 windows/programs (with all that room, it doesn't take
> long to hit the limit).  I've looked through the config
> files and some of the source code and also searched mailing lists etc., but
> I can't seem to find any information?  Am I missing something
> obvious/trivial, or is this not possible, or...?

You may be able to increase the MAX_CLIENTS define.  I think there was
some discussion about this and potential pitfalls on the list some time
ago, although I cannot find the relevant messages now.

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