[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:5197] Re: r.patch question

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Dec 10 04:52:00 EST 2002

... taken here from "grasslist"....

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 08:28:22PM +0100, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 02:13:36PM -0500, Kevin Slover wrote:
> > Just a quickie... 
> >   is there a reason why r.patch is limited to only 200 files at a time? 
> > First time that I have ever noticed this...(first time I have ever done
> > more than 200 files!!).  Anyway to get around this without chopping up
> > the data?  Thanks!
> Check out
> http://freegis.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/grass/src/raster/r.patch/cmd/nfiles.h?rev=1.3&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup
> Most operating system limit the number of open files.
> If yours can more than 250, just raise that number and recompile. :)

Is there any (UN*X) system variable describing this? Then we could
perhaps add a MAXFILEOPEN or similar to src/include/gis.h.


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