JEP 132: More-prompt finalization

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Wed Dec 28 02:09:23 PST 2011

* Dmitry Samersoff:

> The problem is -  they rely to finalization to do some task. Most
> important (but not the only one) one is socket reclaiming .

Direct buffers (especially those mapped from files) look like a more
compelling example to me, except that they do not rely on finalization
(but unmapping them needs reachability information from the GC, too).

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