JavaFX 2 memory leaks in StyleManager (making FX2 completely unusable for application development)

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Tue Jul 30 07:28:47 PDT 2013

What version of JDK 7u/FX 2.2.x is this reproduced in? Have you tried 
this with a recent build of JDK 7u40? There is a vanishingly small 
window to get changes into 7u40 / FX 2.2.40 which is scheduled for 
release in the first half of September. The next opportunity would be 

-- Kevin

Tom Schindl wrote:
> [resending because mail was blocked yesterday because of included images]
> Hi,
> I've been debugging a JavaFX application with a customer and we've found
> a tremendous memory leak in StyleManager when using icons.
> This bug makes JavaFX 2.x completely unusable because the application is
> using up to 1.5GB and more within a few mintues! Has anyone seen this
> and if I file a bug could I expect a bugfix in FX2?
> The screenshots from the Memory Analyzer can be seen at:
> Tom

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