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Gradle groovy compile and out of memory error

Today was my first real day with Gradle.

I struggled for hours trying to get the groovy compile process to have enough memory to compile my code and not fall over with out of memory exceptions. This is what I would usually get.

Started Gradle compiler daemon with fork options DaemonForkOptions{minHeapSize=null, maxHeapSize=null, jvmArgs=[], classpath=[/Users/muz/.gvm/grails/1.3.9/lib/groovy-all-1.7.8.jar, /Users/muz/.gvm/gradle/1.8/lib/ant-1.9.2.jar, /Users/muz/.gvm/gradle/1.8/lib/ant-launcher-1.9.2.jar]}.

Executing org.gradle.api.internal.tasks.compile.ApiGroovyCompiler@e4865ce in compiler daemon.

Exception executing org.gradle.api.internal.tasks.compile.ApiGroovyCompiler@e4865ce in compiler daemon: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space.

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