I'm editing a large grails app. Regularly (perhaps every 5-10 minutes the IDE hangs while I am editing. It hangs for about 2-4 minutes. It makes it almost unusable. I'm now resorting to using textpad for much of my editing. What gives? I'm on a windows computer with tons of memory and dual processors.
I've turned off most of the syntax highlighting stuff. I have no clue what causes it to hang. Perhaps it is garbage collecting. Perhaps there is some other background processing killing it. The Windows Task manager shows the processor pretty busy. I know it isn't anything else on the computer. This happens even when I have the grails server turned off. So it isn't the server trying to restart.
My settings in the ...vmoptions file are