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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: Index Writer, RawPostingList and Memory Management
Date Sat, 05 Jun 2010 11:51:16 GMT
Previously, they were not freed, just reused.

As of the tips of 29x, 30x, 3x, trunk, they are now fully freed.

Mike

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 7:33 AM, Shay Banon <kimchy@gmail.com> wrote:
> I will check, just wanted to verify though, do they get freed when calling
> commit, or do they still hang around? Other pools are freed when calling
> commit, right?
>
> -shay.banon
>
> On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 12:55 PM, Michael McCandless <
> lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:
>
>> They are reclaimed, but, you may be hitting one of the memory leak
>> bugs recently fixed but not yet (though soon to be) released.
>>
>> Can you try running with the tip of whichever release you are using?
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 10:10 PM, Shay Banon <kimchy@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> >  I have a question on how IndexWriter manages its memory when it comes to
>> > RawPostingList. Its pretty late, so sorry if the question is obvious, but
>> > the question is when does the RawPostingList array gets reclaimed or
>> > shrinked? I assume they get factored in the ram balancing process, but,
>> is
>> > there a chance that they won't be reclaimed? Can I force them to be
>> > reclaimed, I think that IndexWriter#commit does not affect that... . Here
>> is
>> > a link to a sample heap dump I took (I do call flush):
>> > http://skitch.com/kimchy/dg3e4/eclipse-memory-analyzer.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Shay
>> >
>>
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