Vision allocates a memory buffer for each file opened for bulk addition. The size of this buffer is controlled by the V_BULK_MEMORY configuration option. The default size of this buffer is 1 MB.

Note: The default size is fairly large because it is assumed that only a few files will be open for bulk addition on a system at any one time. If this buffer cannot be allocated, the OPEN fails with a status indicating inadequate memory.

To change the size of the allocated memory buffer to, for example, 500 KB, you would enter: