RFR [8022584] Memory leak in some NetworkInterface methods

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Aug 8 01:05:10 UTC 2013

(cc'ing net-dev).

The change looks okay to me. One suggestion (while you are there) is to 
check the return from  GetStringUTFChars so that the name returns when 
it fails with NULL.


On 07/08/2013 17:46, Ivan Gerasimov wrote:
> 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 
> allocation?
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~igerasim/8022584/0/webrev/
> Sincerely yours,
> Ivan

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