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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Memory leak by not disposing loggers
Date Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:07:54 GMT
Are loggers GC'd on a reconfigure? 
Gary

-------- Original message --------
From: Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com> 
Date: 04/19/2015  15:33  (GMT-08:00) 
To: Log4J Users List <log4j-user@logging.apache.org> 
Subject: Re: Memory leak by not disposing loggers 

Loggers are not GC-ed until the whole logging subsystem is GC-ed. That is until your webapp
is unloaded or standalone process is stopped. 
Is your app a webapp?

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> On 2015/04/20, at 1:27, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The LoggerContext.loggers is a ConcurrentHashMap<String, Loggers>. It
> sounds like you need the effect of a ConcurrentHashMap with weak values...
> 
> Gary
> 
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 2:27 AM, Veselin M <veselin_m84@yahoo.com.invalid>
> wrote:
> 
>> Hello all,
>> 
>> I have a memory leak problem with Log4j2. I’m using SLF4J to get loggers
>> for my objects. Unfortunately when they get garbage collected the logger
>> remains cached in LoggerContext.loggers in the log4j framework. Is there
>> any way to prevent the caching or to remove the logger?
>> 
>> Regards
>> Veselin
>> 
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