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Panic with DAOPHOT’s allstar job

While doing photometry in some rather large images with DAOPHOT, the allstar I experienced a panic from IRAF: PANIC in `/iraf/iraf/noao/bin.linux/x_daophot.e’: Memory has been corrupted By googling the exact error I hit on this post in iraf.net (#136679) where the problem presented was exactly the same. The solution is simple to change the cache parameter […]