[GRASS-dev] [BUG] or at least unclear error message

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Nov 3 00:38:58 PST 2015

Rainer M Krug wrote:

> I have a mega location with 532 read-only mapsets with each around 2500 mapsets
> (plus PERMANENT and an read-write analysis mapset).
> When using g.list type=rast mapset=* I get the following error: "Unable
> to open directory". I guess this is caused by to many open files as I
> can execute the command g.list type=rast mapset=... for this mapset
> without problems.
> (transcript below)
> Is this the case? Could the error message be clarified (I fear not) or a
> different approach be used to list the maps?

G_ls2() doesn't call closedir() when it has finished reading the

Fixed in trunk with r66719.

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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