[NTG-pdftex] possible bug with non-closing files
Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Fri Apr 21 12:16:22 CEST 2006
* Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> writes:
> On 2006-03-27 01:30:20 +0400, Vladimir Volovich wrote:
>> It appears that this is due to the "ulimit" on the number of
>> simultaneously opened files which was 1024 by default. Increasing
>> "ulimit" allowed to process the file.
> Acknowleged: This also happens with the latest beta. Also the
> resulting damaged file is not deleted.
>> But it looks like a bug in pdftex: it seems that it keeps all the
>> files which were \includepdf'ed opened, thus causing this limit
>> to be reached. Instead, it seems, it should close the included
> Please file a bug at sarovar so we can track this.
This 'bug' has been discussed long ago, and at the time, no real
solution has been found. Look at least 3 years back in the pdftex
mailing list archives.
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