[GRASS-dev] [BUG] or at least unclear error message
Rainer M Krug
Rainer at krugs.de
Thu Nov 5 00:07:08 PST 2015
Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> writes:
> Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> writes:
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> wrote:
>>> OS: OS X, El Capitan, grass installed via homebrew.
>>> 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.
>> You likely hit the current setting of open files. See e.g. this page
>> how to set a higher limit:
Just to add and possibly to be invcluded in the manual: on OS X the hard
limit is unlimited and the soft limit is 256.
> Yes - that solved the issue. But I am wondering, if it really is
> necessary to keep all these files open just to list the maps?
>> Please let us know how it goes.
Rainer M. Krug, PhD (Conservation Ecology, SUN), MSc (Conservation Biology, UCT), Dipl. Phys. (Germany)
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