IcedTea-web: Memory leak - java side

Jiri Vanek jvanek at
Fri Jan 17 06:31:29 PST 2014

On 01/17/2014 12:35 PM, Efrat Lefeber wrote:
> Are all those patches in version 1.4? Are there any more patches

I'm afraid many of them. But Also I'm afrid  in-java-memory leak was never fully addressed (see 
Adam's answer) even in head.
> that haven't been released yet and I can install?

You can only do your custom build from
and follow
> ________________________________________
> From: Adam Domurad [domuradical at]
> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 12:17 AM
> To: Deepak Bhole
> Cc: Jiri Vanek; Efrat Lefeber; distro-pkg-dev at; Andrew Azores
> Subject: Re: IcedTea-web: Memory leak - java side
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Deepak Bhole <dbhole at<mailto:dbhole at>> wrote:
> * Jiri Vanek <jvanek at<mailto:jvanek at>> [2014-01-16 08:32]:
>> On 01/16/2014 10:16 AM, Efrat Lefeber wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I know some objects are kept around to make subsequent startups faster.
>>> But PluginAppletViewer does not sound like something that belongs on that list.
>>> Adam (Domurad) had proposed a patch to clean memory as much as possible but I think at one point it had to be reverted.
>> Did he?
> [...]
> There was one where he mentioned the Java side, I think it was the same
> one that did lazy initialization of objects on Java side.
> Deepak
> The OOM problem when reloading pages was quite apparent, and I did have some patches with incremental memory freeing, I don't think I ever fully solved the problem. But there were a lot of patches that touched these things, the classes are all a blurred concept of PluginAppletFooClassThings to me right now without some fresher unfortunately :-).
> Cheers,
> -Adam
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