[IPT] Classloader leak in IPT

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Sep 6 14:59:53 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 4:32 AM, Tim Robertson [GBIF]
<trobertson at gbif.org> wrote:
> Hi Derek,
> Thanks for taking the time to investigate this.
> Please know that the IPT uses Google Guice which has a known memory leak [ e.g. 1], but is not particularly critical, and we are all waiting for some time for it to be fixed in the next major release.  You might find that this is the cause of the error report.

Well, if that's my problem it really _is_ critical, because it brings
down my whole Tomcat after a few days.

> There have been IPTs known to run for more than a year without issues, so I hope you don't find this to be critical to your deployment - if you find you are doing a lot of redeployments however, then perhaps it would become more problematic.

I've had this happening without doing _any_ redeployments. The
redeployment just makes it possible to see that the leaks happened.

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