Getting OSError, Could someone suggest?

Patrick Steiger psteiger at dcc.ufba.br
Mon Jan 19 12:33:59 CET 2009


2009/1/19 Steven D'Aprano <steve at remove-this-cybersource.com.au>

> On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 15:47:00 +0530, srinivasan srinivas wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >  I have written a script which will spawn more than 200 no of
> >  subprocesses. I have used subprocess.Popen to do that.
> >
> >  OSError: [Error 24] Too many open files.
> >
> > Could someone help me in fixing this error?
>
> Open fewer files.
>
> As I understand it, each subprocess counts as at least one open file. You
> may be able to increase the number of open files, but that will be
> dependent on the operating system you are using.
>

Yeah. By his question i supposed that opening less files was not an 'ok'
solution. But of course you can do that, and it is prefered  if it won't
interfere negatively in your program.


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