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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Introduction to Your Tools

Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m?

import java.io.Console;

public class Introductions {

public static void main(String[] args) {
    Console console = System.console();
    // Welcome to the Introductions program!  Your code goes below here
  console.printf ("Hello, my name is Abhishek!");

} }

after executing these commands the result was:

treehouse:~/workspace$ java Introductions Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m Hello, my name is Abhishek! treehouse:~/workspace$

I did not understand what the 'Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m' meant, this sentence did not appear in my teachers workspace.

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! I received your request for assistance. Not to fear... this is not an error. It's just an informational message about some options set in the JVM about memory usage.

Here are a couple of posts by Treehouse staff where they elaborate on this:

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Thank you so much Jennifer Nordell, your answer helped me!

Katie Ferencik
Katie Ferencik
1,775 Points

Is there any way to get it to stop doing this? Or is it something I'll have to deal with for forever while using Treehouse?