IcedTea-web: Memory leak - java side

Efrat Lefeber ELefeber at
Fri Jan 17 03:35:29 PST 2014

Are all those patches in version 1.4? Are there any more patches
that haven't been released yet and I can install?
From: Adam Domurad [domuradical at]
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 12:17 AM
To: Deepak Bhole
Cc: Jiri Vanek; Efrat Lefeber; distro-pkg-dev at; Andrew Azores
Subject: Re: IcedTea-web: Memory leak - java side

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Deepak Bhole <dbhole at<mailto:dbhole at>> wrote:
* Jiri Vanek <jvanek at<mailto:jvanek at>> [2014-01-16 08:32]:
> On 01/16/2014 10:16 AM, Efrat Lefeber wrote:
> > [...]
> >I know some objects are kept around to make subsequent startups faster.
> >But PluginAppletViewer does not sound like something that belongs on that list.
> >
> >Adam (Domurad) had proposed a patch to clean memory as much as possible but I think at one point it had to be reverted.
> Did he?


There was one where he mentioned the Java side, I think it was the same
one that did lazy initialization of objects on Java side.


The OOM problem when reloading pages was quite apparent, and I did have some patches with incremental memory freeing, I don't think I ever fully solved the problem. But there were a lot of patches that touched these things, the classes are all a blurred concept of PluginAppletFooClassThings to me right now without some fresher unfortunately :-).



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