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Apr 10, 2010 - 1 minute read - bug java leak lucene memory tika

Lucene 2.9.0/3.0.1 memory leaks

If you are experiencing high memory comsumption with Lucene 2.9.0/3.0.1 it could be due…

  1. ... to a recently reported and fixed bug in StandardTokenizer where JFlex generated code was expanding a buffer (zzBuffer) and never trimming it down
    Eclipse Memory Analyzer Uploaded with plasq's Skitch!
  2. ... to another recently reported and fixed bug where IndexWriter held references to Readers used in your Fields, (and if you have apache tika's reader, those can take up a lot of space)
    Eclipse Memory Analyzer-1 Uploaded with plasq's Skitch!