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From Tomasz Pik <>
Subject Re: native memory leak on every call to File.deleteOnExit()
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 00:42:02 GMT
Forrest Girouard wrote:

> On Mar 3, 2004, at 4:05 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>> Is any one on this list aware that every call to File.deleteOnExit()
>>> leaks memory in the native heap?
>> I am.  Code intended for server use should be audited to remove that 
>> call.
> Ok.  I wasn't aware that there were any expectations in this area.  Can 
> you explain further?  Is there other calls that need to be "removed" for 
> server use?

If you're asking about Java libraries, not directly commons libraries
I know two examples, that cause problems with webapp classloaders
and reloading: adding SecurityProviders and loading native libraries.


>     Forrest

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