Example runs long time to produce "dot.exe has stopped working" "...\Graphviz\examples>dot -v -Tsvg 4elt.gv -o graph1.svg "

I have just installed Graphviz 2.38 for Windows.

I tried running an example to see if things work.

dot -v -Tsvg 4elt.gv -o graph1.svg

I have also tried this with "ps" flag, and "jpg" flag with same results: DOT seems to take long time -- to produce a Windows message

"dot.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly."

Here is the -v output:

C:\Apps\Graphviz\examples>dot -v -Tsvg 4elt.gv -o graph1.svg
dot - graphviz version 2.38.0 (20140413.2041)
libdir = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Graphviz2.38\bin"
Activated plugin library: gvplugin_core.dll
Using render: svg:core
Using device: svg:svg:core
Activated plugin library: gvplugin_dot_layout.dll
Using layout: dot:dot_layout
The plugin configuration file:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Graphviz2.38\bin\config6
was successfully loaded.
render : cairo dot fig gd gdiplus map pic pov ps svg tk vml vrml xdot
layout : circo dot fdp neato nop nop1 nop2 osage patchwork sfdp twopi
textlayout : textlayout
device : bmp canon cmap cmapx cmapx_np dot emf emfplus eps fig gd gd2 gif gv imap imap_np ismap jpe jpeg jpg metafile pdf pic plain plain-ext png pov ps ps2 svg svgz tif tiff tk vml vmlz vrm
l wbmp xdot xdot1.2 xdot1.4
loadimage : (lib) bmp eps gd gd2 gif jpe jpeg jpg png ps svg
pack info:
mode undefined
size 0
flags 0
margin 8
pack info:
mode node
size 0
flags 0
fontname: "Times-Roman" resolved to: (ps:pango Times New Roman, ) (PangoCairoWin32Font) "Times New Roman, 13.9990234375"
network simplex: 15606 nodes 45878 edges maxiter=2147483647 balance=1
network simplex: 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000
network simplex: 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000
network simplex: 2100 2200 2300 2400 2500 2600 2700 2800 2900 3000
network simplex: 3100 3200 3300 3400 3500 3600 3700 3800 3900 4000
network simplex: 4100 4200 4300 4400 4500
network simplex: 15606 nodes 45878 edges 4542 iter 1.46 sec
Maxrank = 1043, minrank = 0

"Dot.exe has stopped working" more information:

I got an "An unhandled win32 exception occurred in dot.exe[12352]."

Re: "Dot.exe has stopped working" more information

Sorry for the problem you encountered.  Probably your graph is too large for
dot, at least with the amount of memory you have.  Try "dot -V" for more
details.  Try "sfdp" instead of "dot".  At least separate the layout and final
rendering phases, e.g.  dot -o output.dot; neato -n2 output.dot -Tpdf -o output.pdf

 

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