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From Mikolaj Rydzewski <m...@ceti.pl>
Subject RE: Tomcat uses more and more PermGen space
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2011 14:23:25 GMT

 On Mon, 3 Jan 2011 08:13:20 -0600, "Caldarale, Charles R" 
 <Chuck.Caldarale@unisys.com> wrote:

> I suspect you're not using the word "instantly" appropriately here...

 You're right, should be constantly rather.

> PermGen can steadily increase if there's something in your
> environment that creates new, typically anonymous, classes as part of
> its operation.  PermGen will not decrease until a full GC occurs,
> which won't happen unless either the old gen or PermGen fills up (or 
> a
> full GC is forced).
>
> Simple increased usage of PermGen is *not* necessarily indicative of
> a memory leak, but not returning to a stable value *after* a full GC
> would be.

 I thought, that PermGen data cannot be garbage collected...

-- 
 Mikolaj Rydzewski <miki@ceti.pl>

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