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From "Gerhard Froehlich" <>
Subject RE: [simplestore] inital check in
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2002 16:28:17 GMT

>From: Juozas Baliuka []
>>StoreJanitorImpl: you can register your Memory Stores in
>>this class. A background Thread checks if memory running
>>slow in you JVM and if yes it frees some objects out of the
>>registered Stores.
>I think it is better to use java.lang.ref.* to solve problems related to 
>memory management.
>Application threads are not permitted  in EJB container and I believe GC 
>will do it better.
>It is from JDK documentation :
>"Soft reference objects, which are cleared at the discretion of the garbage 
>collector in response to memory demand. Soft references are most often used 
>to implement memory-sensitive caches. "

Aha, it's a shame but I never looked into this. But I do it right now!
Does anybody(you) have experiences with this soft references and 
how to use them?

Yes I know RTFM ;-)!

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a man with two watches is never sure... 
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