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A build in RAD 7.5.x results in an Out of Memory error

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to perform a application build in IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software version 7.5.x, results in the error "OutOfMemory".

Cause

The Link Indexer is holding onto workspace references.

This issue was identified as a product defect and logged under ">APAR PM10215

This issue was identified as a product defect and logged under PM10216">APAR PM10216

This issue was identified as a product defect and logged under PM10219">APAR PM10219


Resolving the problem

These defects are fixed as of "> Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, version 7.5.5.2 and later.



WORKAROUND:

  1. Click Windows > Preferences > Web > Links within RAD workspace

  2. Click Re-index

This action will drop the memory consumption significantly and allocate taken memory back to the system. It should be noted that this action must be performed for each application build.

Document information

More support for: Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
General Information

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5, 7.5.5.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1431395

Modified date: 14 August 2013