Troublesome reflection-cached SoftReferences

Jon Masamitsu Jon.Masamitsu at Sun.COM
Fri Apr 24 06:31:20 PDT 2009


Y. Srinivas Ramakrishna wrote On 04/24/09 03:04,:

>Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
>  
>
>>>In any event, the JVM spec guarantees that all soft refs that are not 
>>>strongly reachable
>>>will be cleared before an OOM is issued., I trust your issue is one 
>>>of performance badness
>>>on account of a large heap, not an OOM?
>>>      
>>>
>>Actually it is an OOM problem.
>>    
>>
>
>If it is an OOM problem we can ignore discussion of how to more 
>aggressively clear the soft ref, since that is
>in some sense moot.
>  
>


Which garbage collector and which jdk release are you using?
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