[GRASS-user] G_malloc: out of memory

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 20 23:21:03 EST 2008

> I am running into a problem I've never seen before.  I
> was trying to digitize a vector file.  I had imported it
> from a dxf file and was trying to close up some vectors
> points.  Suddenly v.digit closed, and when I tried to reopen
> I got:
> v.digit(4314,0xa0371fa0) malloc: *** mmap(size=1207963648)
> failed (error code=12)
> *** error: can't allocate region
> *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
> G_malloc: out of memory

whenever v.digit crashes try "v.build mapname" to recover.



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