How to increase java heap space on Maven and ANT

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How to increase java heap space on Maven and ANT

Many times we get java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: java heap space while building our project either by using maven or ANT just because heap size is not en
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  • Submitted on: 2011-08-04 13:54:20

  • Submitted By: Javin Paul

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Similar to Maven you can specify ANT_OPTS to specify JVM specific arguments for ANT build tool. Here is step by step guide to change the java heap space for ANT:
1. Go to ANT_HOME directory (directory where Ant has been installed)
2. Open ant.bat file and add following line on it
export ANT_OPTS=-Xmx512m
some time you may need to put the value –Xmx512M inside double quotes.    More detail...

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