[visit-users] Line length in PlainText reader

Brad Whitlock whitlock2 at llnl.gov
Mon Apr 27 12:13:39 EDT 2009

Thanks for the report. I just increased the line length to 32K for 
the VisIt 1.12 release.


>G'day everyone,
>I just tried opening a plain text file which represents a 500x500 
>grid and found that the line length limit of 4096 characters in the 
>reader is too low (results in a SIGSEGV). It would be great if that 
>could be extended to say 16384, or if the parser would be changed to 
>allow arbitrary line lengths.
>I know that I can use VTK and other formats but I just tried a 
>quick'n'dirty vis of some column data and encountered the error so I 
>thought I'd let you know.
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Brad Whitlock                   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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