[gdal-dev] GDALDataset limits?
dmorissette at mapgears.com
Fri Aug 1 08:49:37 EDT 2008
Patrick Cannon wrote:
> I do not think this is a memory issue because with the program running and
> 1000+ datasets open it has not hit the swap.
> If it is not a limit in the library, do you have any ideas?
Could you be running out of file handles?
By default, at least on my Ubuntu box, there is a maximum of 1024 file
handles per user process. If you're on Linux you could find out the
limit on your system with 'ulimit -a'.
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