When compiling gqlplus.sf.net it throws:

Too many open files

What is causing this? After make, I usually do a

cp gqlplus sqlplus

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    you can submit your answer to yourself :) – Lucas Kauffman Jan 15 '12 at 18:56

Being a front-end for sqlplus, gqlplus needs the sqlplus executable to run. gqlplus looks for sqlplus in $PATH first, followed by $ORACLE_HOME/bin, followed by the local directory.

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