[AstroPy] PyFITS Too many open files
Sat Jun 15 09:19:20 CDT 2013
Shouldn't the 'with' achieve that?
On 2013-06-14, at 10:08 PM, Nico Nell <email@example.com> wrote:
> You need to close the files once you have retrieved the data...
> See here: http://pythonhosted.org/pyfits/api_docs/api_hdulists.html#pyfits.HDUList.close
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 10:51 PM, Nicholas Earl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I'm having an issue with opening and retrieving information for a large amount of fits files. Mainly, I keep running into a mmap.error: [Errno 24] Too many open files error. The code I'm using is:
>> import pyfits
>> for filename in os.listdir(directory):
>> kep_id = filename[4:13]
>> with pyfits.open(directory + "/" + filename, ignore_missing_end=True) as fits:
>> time = fits.data["TIME"]
>> energy = fits.data["ENERGY"]
>> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
>> Nicholas Earl
>> Graduate Research Assistant
>> San Diego State University
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