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    Error Code (-42)
    Running Tiger
    Today I tried to install my Camino nightly, I double clicked and it opened, dragged it to my applications folder and got this
    "Sorry, the operation could not be completed because an unexpected error occurred (Error code -42)" When I tried open Camino to search for the error, the icon turned to a question mark and wouldn't open. I then tried the same thing with my Webkit nightly, same deal and now that won't work. When I opened the console to see if anything was logged, it said "log file doesn't exist" Also when I looked in system log it said "log file is empty" I should mention, I deleted the logs last night instead of clearing. Any help with this will be a appreciated , thank you.

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    17 inch 2 GHz C2D imac (5,1) with 3GB DDR2 RAM, X1600 (128MB memory) GPU - OSX 10.6.3
    According to:

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=9805

    Error -42 is:

    tmfoErr - too many files open

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    This document applies to Mac OS 9 and earlier.
    Nothing is being written to console neither.

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    I deleted the com.apple.console.plist, still doesn't write anything to the console but at least i can install things. I might just do a archive and install to fix this if i can't find a fix
    thanks.

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