[Bioperl-l] StandAloneBlast crashing due to "too many open files"
Thu, 07 Mar 2002 10:06:46 -0600
Using bioperl 5.6.0 to compare a list of clones against itself for
reduncancy. After checking fifteen-hundred or so, the following
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MSG: Could not open tempfile /tmp/mmuratet.4487.4491: Too many open files
STACK toplevel ./alignAll.pl:29
Watching /tmp while the program runs doesn't show a lot of files
building up so I assume the delete on exit part of IO.pm is working OK.
Adding `rm /tmp/mmuratet*` (the root name of the temp files) doesn't
Anybody have any ideas where to look?