[BioC] Too many open files error with groupName = "all" in biocLite() call on Apple OS X

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed Jul 19 05:27:36 CEST 2006

Hi Steven,

"Steven McKinney" <smckinney at bccrc.ca> writes:
> Apple MAC OS X 10.4
> R version 2.3.1
> Running biocLite() with groupName = "all"
> does yield an OS error
> "/Applications/R.app/Contents/Resources/sush: pipe error: Too many open files"
> Is it possible to close files as the installation
> proceeds?

You would think so :-)

Would you be willing to send this report to the R-sig-mac list?  I'm
pretty sure the issues you've encountered are R/Mac specific and not
BioC specific.

Herve posted there a note regarding the cbind warning you reported and I
think I have a fix for it.

+ seth

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