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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.5.25 | Memory leak in Web Application
Date Wed, 13 Oct 2010 18:54:15 GMT
On 13/10/2010 19:14, Christopher Schultz wrote:
> Mark,
> On 10/12/2010 5:28 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 12/10/2010 19:45, Christopher Schultz wrote:
>>> markt marked this bug as FIXED, but I see no indication of a resolution.
>>> Perhaps that was meant to be WONTFIX?
>> Nope. I meant FIXED. As in "There is now an option you can use to
>> disable this behaviour if you don't like it".
> Gotcha. It wasn't clear from the comment that the fix was somewhat of a
> workaround.
> Any reason those buffers never release their memory?

I believe performance.

> Was the complexity
> of the proposed fix deemed too high for the rare cases where this
> problem occurs (that is, shoddy JSPs)?

I believe so but to be honest I haven't looked at the proposed fix for
quite some time.

> Finally, is this same technique
> used in Tomcat 6.x and is the same workaround available?

6.0.x and 7.0.x. Same workaround.


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