Eclipse Perm-Gen Errors

Do you like working in eclipse but the

java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space

make it impossible to do your job?

There is a solution. Add some java virtual machine arguments to your eclipse call:

./eclipse -vmargs -Xmx256M   -XX:PermSize=128M  -XX:MaxPermSize=512m

And then eclipse should work without this annoyance.

There is also a document which explains why this error is occurring and why this JVM arguments are helping,

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One Response to “Eclipse Perm-Gen Errors”

  1. MK Says:

    Thanks Dude! almost cut my wrist out with that PermGen error

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