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From brian janaszek <bjanas...@collaborativefusion.com>
Subject Re: OutOfMemory Error and CactifyWar...
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2003 14:36:11 GMT
On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 10:28, Christopher Lenz wrote:
> there is a rather serious problem with the implementation of the CactifyWar 
> task: it will read the content of the entire WAR into memory to be able to 
> analyze whether it needs to add the cactus JARs. Thus if your WAR is very 
> large, it could be possible for the task to run out of memory. I wanted to 
> have this issue addressed quite some time ago, but haven't had the time (and 
> maybe not the skill ;-P ) so far.
> 'tis pretty weird that the exception is thrown from Project.executeTarget 
> though. Maybe the nested exception gives the exact location where we're 
> running out of memory? (I suspect it to be the WarArchive class).

Hum.  That must be the issue, as the WAR is roughly 44M (yeah, it's a
big app).  As far as the nested exception goes....what you see is what I
get.  And that's running ant -v.

So, is there a workaround for this (besides shutting down other apps to
free up memory space)?


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