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    toadaly is offline Senior Member
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    Default java.util.logging.StreamHandler memory leak?

    After many hours of frustration today, I discovered that the following seems to result in a memory leak.

    (pseudo code)

    Logger logger ... (my logger)

    StreamHandler handler = new StreamHandler();


    It appears that an empty StreamHandler buffers messages unbounded waiting for you to connect an OutputStream. Unsure if this is a bug or a feature.

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    Looks to be a feature, although it could use a lot of memory if many messages were written in but never stored anywhere...

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