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From Bruno Dumon <>
Subject Re: Large xml's in cocoon
Date Fri, 28 May 2004 14:42:04 GMT
On Fri, 2004-05-28 at 16:28, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> > Stefano Mazzocchi dijo:
> > 
> >>Hmmm, Anna is right to report the problem though. I mean, why in hell an
> >>OutOfMemoryException get swollen like that?
> > 
> > 
> > Not sure. I don't think we are swollen the exception in this case. But I
> > am not the best knowledge to tell that. ;-)
> > 
> > What I can said is: we have an application running since Cocoon 2.0.3 and
> > has being updated on each Cocoon version to 2.1..5 and it works fine. We
> > render some reports to excel, html and pdf with more than 5,000 rows.
> I did experience the same "white page" error before and I feel that was 
> an OutOfMemoryException due to the JPEG thumbnail code (I was creating 
> 20 thumbnails at the same time from 4 megapixel images... I guess the 
> JVM heap was going insane).
> So, let's use heuristics here: did anybody ever see an 
> OutOfMemoryException in an cocoon error page? I haven't.
> Did you ever get a white page in cocoon that went away after one or two 
> reloads? I did.
> thoughts?

It is because it is an OutOfMemoryError, not an Exception. Currently
Errors are not catched by Cocoon.

There has been a discussion thread about this in the past, I don't
remember if any consensus was reached about what how we want to treat

Bruno Dumon                   
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center                

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