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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: JSP garbage collection
Date Sat, 05 Jun 2004 21:05:43 GMT
Typically a JVM doesn't release memory to the OS.

Removeing references to the objects should be enough. (Via explicit setting 
to null, or letter a variable fall out of scope from its block)


Emre wrote:

> Where and when does garbage collection happen in the JSP pages.
> In my jsp pages I use beans as well as importing some of my own java
> objects. What I am wondering is if I have to explicitly get rid of these
> objects. Because the memory usage never seems to go down during off peak
> hours.

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