RFR [8022584] Memory leak in some NetworkInterface methods

Ivan Gerasimov ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com
Thu Aug 8 00:46:59 UTC 2013

Hello everybody!

Some methods of NetworkInterface class were reported to leak memory.
http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=JDK-8022584 (not yet available.)

Examples are isUp() and isLoopback().

Affected versions of jdk are 6, 7 and 8

Would you please review a simple fix that removes the unnecessary 

Sincerely yours,

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