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From drvillo <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ object cleanup
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2007 07:56:19 GMT


actually I also would like to know how to tell AMQ threads to quit...

txtoth wrote:
> Well I thought I was on to something. I created a threadgroup and put my 
> thread in it and sure enough the activemq created threads as part of my 
> spring context creation get created in my thread group, great. Then when 
> I close my spring context I get the threadgroup and call interrupt and 
> my thread catches the interrupt exception and completes. The only 
> problem is that now I've got threadgroups hanging around with only 
> activemq related threads in them. It would appear that these threads 
> aren't quiting when they receive the interrupt exception :(
> Xavier Toth wrote:
>> On further inspection I see that there are a number of threads started
>> on behalf of ActiveMQ and I'm wondering if and how these ever get
>> cleaned up? I've included a super simplified example of a standalone
>> broker and client along with build and run scripts (the classpath will
>> have to be changed for these to work on another system). The run
>> script will generate a hprof dump on exit (Ctrl-C) that can be
>> inspected with 'hat'.
>> On 3/20/07, Xavier Toth <> wrote:
>>> I'm using Spring, Lingo and ActiveMQ. My processes routinely create
>>> new queues use them for awhile and then hopefully destroy them. But
>>> it's the last part that's got me concerned. I close the Spring context
>>> from which were created beans of class ActiveMQConnectionFactory,
>>> ActiveMQQueue, LingoRemoteInvocationFactory and a few others but
>>> despite my efforts to cleanup I'm getting OutOfMemory exceptions. I've
>>> run jmap and seen the number of instances of some of these classes 
>>> growing
>>> overtime and through use. I've run hat on the hprof dumps and see 
>>> that these
>>> objects are accessible from the rootset but it's unclear to me who is
>>> hanging on the their references. Is there anything I should be
>>> explicitly doing in my code when I close the context to make sure
>>> ActiveMQ cleans up it's objects? Are there any know memory leaks in
>>> ActiveMQ? I've experience similar results on 3.2.2 and 4.1.0.
>>> Ted

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