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From "Timothee Maret (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DBCP-330) Calling getMetaData() without closing the connection lead to a memory leak
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:06:57 GMT

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Timothee Maret commented on DBCP-330:
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Hi, I have successfully tested the patch on my setup. I have monitored the memory consumption
with jprofiler, the DelegatingDatabaseMetaData objects get properly garbage collected. thanks!

> Calling getMetaData() without closing the connection lead to a memory leak
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DBCP-330
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DBCP-330
>             Project: Commons Dbcp
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 1.4
>         Environment: Linux Mint 8 Helena - Universal Edition
> Linux version 2.6.31-14-generic (buildd@rothera) (gcc version 4.4.1 (Ubuntu 4.4.1-4ubuntu8)
) #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:04:26 UTC 2009
> java version "1.6.0_15"
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_15-b03)
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 14.1-b02, mixed mode, sharing)
>            Reporter: Timothee Maret
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.4.1
>
>
> In my program, I am using a BasicDataSource to get my database connections. I have to
keep one of the connection alive and thus never close it. On this connection, I have to periodically
get the metadata (call the getMetaData() method) for my processing.
> However, I have noticed that each call to this method create a new DelegatingDatabaseMetaData
instance which can't be garbage collected until the connection is closed. This creation of
DelegatingDatabaseMetaData will finally consume all the memory and generate a OutOfMemory
error.
> Actually, in it's constructor, the DelegatingDatabaseMetaData class calls its super constructor
(from the AbandonedTrace class) which creates a reference (parent.addTrace(this);) from the
connection to the DelegatingDatabaseMetaData. This reference prevent the DelegatingDatabaseMetaData
to be collected until the Connection is closed.

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