[OS X TeX] "Too many open files" error

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Sun Jul 16 16:04:50 EDT 2006

On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 21:58:11 +0200, Gary L. Gray <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:

> We are creating the proceedings for a meeting by including abstracts as  
> individual PDF files via the pdfpages package. There are over 300  
> abstracts in this meeting and near the end of the compile we get the  
> following error:
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/pdflatex: ./ 
> ProceedingsAbstracts/Bednarcyk-180135.pdf: Too many open files
> How do we overcome this limit in pdflatex so that we can get this thing  
> to typeset from start to finish? I have all the latest TeX updates from  
> gwTeX.

Hmm, so this bug still wasn't resolved... Too bad.

> A quick solution would be most appreciated since we need to get this  
> thing to the printer later this week. :-)



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