Generating a Heap Dump Using jmap with JDK1.5.0_XX Takes Too Long (Doc ID 1295355.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 1.5.0 to 1.5.0 [Release 1.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Taking a heap dump with the command:

jmap -heap:format=b <pid>


takes a long time, for example 4-8 minutes.

Cause

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