strange increase of CHeapObj memory consumption

David Holmes david.holmes at
Sun Jul 19 12:15:52 UTC 2015

On 18/07/2015 5:12 PM, Jochen Theodorou wrote:
> Hi,
> in we have a user
> reporting a problem with native memory consumption, especially a huge
> increase in memory used by CHeapObj. Since this goes together with
> almost constant heap and increased GC times I am really puzzled. In
> short I am missing the knowledge to properly read that output of the
> native memory tracking properly - but those symptoms sound fishy. Can
> somebody here ensure me that there is no JVM bug involved? Then I could
> concentrate more on the actual problem... whatever that might be, since
> I have no idea how to track it down

I would to have to hazard a guess that some change in Groovy is causing 
additional object retention which in turn causes the CHeap retention. 
You might want to check class unloading with the two versions.


> bye Jochen Theodorou

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