Re: [xep-support] out of memory error, still trying

From: Chris Ridd <>
Date: Tue Jul 18 2006 - 00:08:09 PDT

On 18/7/06 7:34, M Giffin <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a 9-meg FO file that I am trying to use XEP (xep.bat command
> line) to make a PDF out of. It is to be a user guide, hundreds of
> pages long. I have used XSLT to combine a couple hundred XHTML files.
> XEP keeps stopping with 'Exception in thread "main"
> java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space'.
> I dug through xep-support archives and got the -Xmx switch, and added
> it to my xep.bat file, but it appears to make no difference, even
> when set to the max memory (500 meg and 1 gig, I tried two different pc's).

In the off-chance that you haven't specified -Xmx correctly (or in the right
place), can you watch the size of the Java program using Task Manager while
using both -Xmx settings? If Java reaches the same size in both cases before
stopping, then logically you aren't passing -Xmx properly.



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Received on Tue Jul 18 00:41:51 2006

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