java.lang.ref.Finalizer locks

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at
Mon Mar 20 19:10:18 UTC 2017

> On Mar 20, 2017, at 6:37 AM, Peter Levart <peter.levart at> wrote:
> So the most productive way would be to ask Spring developers to remove finalization and instead employ their own PhantomReference based cleanup and/or adopt new JDK 9 Cleaner API when time comes…

+1  Moving away from using finalizers is the right thing to do.


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