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From Shay Banon <kim...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Index Writer, RawPostingList and Memory Management
Date Sat, 05 Jun 2010 11:33:50 GMT
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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