[tex-live] Runtime limitations on open files?

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Aug 17 17:50:05 CEST 2007

Hi David,

> Interesting.  "Closed" with "Worksforme" because an application
> accumulated file descriptors erroneously.
> The problem is that we actually _have_ this amount of outstanding
> images not yet shipped out.  No programming error.
> Putting the single line
> _setmaxstdio(2048);
> into web2c startup does not seem like it would be an overly onerous
> complication, would it?

I've confirmed that by

#if defined(pdfTeX) || defined(luaTeX)

2041 files in
Vladimir's example are included. Probably 7 are stdin, ... etc.

Best regards,

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