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Re: [1.7] makeinfo: too many open files
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According to Corinna Vinschen on 2/24/2009 2:20 AM:
> On Feb 20 22:18, Charles Wilson wrote:
>> I ran into the following problem building libtool under cygwin-1.7
>> (makeinfo from texinfo-4.8a-1):
>> @include `fdl.texi': Too many open files.
>> When using the same version of makeinfo under cygwin-1.5, there are no
>> problems. I see that Eric asked about (the same?) problem over on
>> bug-texinfo, but I don't see any resolution. It looks like a cygwin-1.7
>> problem, not a texinfo problem, to me...
>> Eric, did anything ever come of this?
Upstream could not reproduce it on Linux, and I haven't revisited the
issue since. The upstream analysis was that there was no fd leak, but
that says nothing about how many files are open at once.
> Any debugging efforts, maybe?
I guess an strace would be worthwhile, but haven't run one yet.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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