Commit e9104afc authored by Dennis Hendriks's avatar Dennis Hendriks
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Merge branch '179-location-of-eclipse-ini-file-on-MacOS-differs-from-the-documented-one' into 'develop'

#179 Documented location of eclipse.ini file on MacOS

Closes #179

See merge request eclipse/escet/escet!142
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This section explains a 'quick and dirty' solution that gives Eclipse more memory, resolving the most common performance problems and out-of-memory errors.
Find the `eclipse.ini` file.
By default, it is located in your Eclipse ESCET installation directory, except for macOS, where instead it is in the `Eclipse.app/Contents/MacOS` directory inside the Eclipse ESCET installation directory.
By default, it is located in your Eclipse ESCET installation directory, except for macOS, where instead it is in the `EclipseESCET-vNNN.app/Contents/Eclipse` directory, with `vNNN` the version number, inside the Eclipse ESCET installation directory.
Modify the last line (usually `-Xmx4g`).
Replace it by the following to change the maximum available memory from 4 link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibibyte[GiB] to 8 GiB:
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There are several ways to supply the command line arguments for the settings to Java.
The easiest way to do it, when using Eclipse, is to modify the `eclipse.ini` file.
By default, it is located in your Eclipse ESCET installation directory, except for macOS, where instead it is in the `Eclipse.app/Contents/MacOS` directory inside the Eclipse ESCET installation directory.
By default, it is located in your Eclipse ESCET installation directory, except for macOS, where instead it is in the `EclipseESCET-vNNN.app/Contents/Eclipse` directory, with `vNNN` the version number, inside the Eclipse ESCET installation directory.
Each of the settings you want to change should be added to the `eclipse.ini` text file, in the command line syntax.
Each setting must be put on a line _by itself_.
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