Error Occurred During Initialization of VM "[scac] Could not reserve enough space for object heap" in JDeveloper 11.1.1.7.0

(Doc ID 1926504.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to build a simple ADF/BPM project in JDeveloper 11.1.1.7, the following error is generated:

 
scac:
  [scac] Validating composite "D:\JDeveloper\mywork\JMTestDeploy\JMTestDeploy\composite.xml"
  [scac] Error occurred during initialization of VM
  [scac] Could not reserve enough space for object heap

BUILD FAILED
C:\Oracle\Middleware\jdeveloper\bin\ant-sca-compile.xml:279: Java returned: 1 Check log file : D:\JDeveloper\mywork\JMTestDeploy\JMTestDeploy\SCA-INF\classes\scac.log for errors


Cause

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