7127687: MethodType leaks memory due to interning
david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Mar 28 19:50:23 PDT 2012
On 29/03/2012 9:51 AM, John Rose wrote:
> 7127687: MethodType leaks memory due to interning
> Summary: Replace internTable with a weak-reference version.
> This is a point fix for JDK 8, and will (pending approval) also be back-ported to JDK 7u.
> — John
> Notes on process: This code is part of JSR 292. Therefore the review comments will be collected in mlvm-dev, and changes will be integrated via hsx/hotspot-comp.
> At least one reviewer must be an official Reviewer the JDK 8 Project , but other reviewers are most welcome.
The change looks okay in principle but I can't validate the new data
One query I have is whether, given its intended usage, this change might
add pressure to the reference processing subsystem?
>  http://openjdk.java.net/census#jdk8
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