Layout Databse Size - layout.cdb

Discussion in 'Cadence' started by Jay, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. Jay

    Jay Guest

    I need to find out the maximum capacity that the layout.cdb can
    handle as I could not locate it documented. I have a application that
    uses ITK API to draw shapes on the layout. Each shape is assigned 4
    properties. I have seen that if I go beyond 10 million shapes I start
    running into problems. I see

    \o Insufficient memory to continue.
    \o Cannot satisfy request for 65636 more bytes of memory.
    \o Terminating process.

    It makes a panic database called

    I understand a valid thought you may have - why in the world someone
    would want to draw 10 million shapes on a layout. But I am just
    interested in knowing whats the limit database itself (CDBA) has.

    Jay, Jul 13, 2007
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