[concurrency-interest] Problem with using an unbounded map of Mutex lock objects

Craig Mattocks mattocks at mac.com
Fri Jun 2 22:11:59 EDT 2006


On  Sat, 3 Jun 2006 07:02:59 +1000 Greg Luck <gluck at gregluck.com> wrote:

> Once a Mutex object is placed in the Map it stays there forever. It is
> technically a slow memory leak unless the keyset is bounded so that
> at some time it stops growing.

Use a WeakHashMap?

http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-jtp11225/



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