Jackson Core Source Code

Jackson is "the Java JSON library" or "the best JSON parser for Java". Or simply as "JSON for Java".

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package com.fasterxml.jackson.core.util;

import java.lang.ref.ReferenceQueue;
import java.lang.ref.SoftReference;

import java.util.*;
import java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentHashMap;

 * For issue [jackson-core#400] We keep a separate Set of all SoftReferences to BufferRecyclers
 * which are (also) referenced using `ThreadLocals`.
 * We do this to be able to release them (dereference) in `releaseBuffers()` and `shutdown()`
 * method to reduce heap consumption during hot reloading of services where otherwise
 * {@link ClassLoader} would have dangling reference via {@link ThreadLocal}s.
 * When gc clears a SoftReference, it puts it on a newly introduced referenceQueue.
 * We use this queue to release the inactive SoftReferences from the Set.
 * @since 2.9.6
class ThreadLocalBufferManager
     * A lock to make sure releaseBuffers is only executed by one thread at a time
     * since it iterates over and modifies the allSoftBufRecyclers.
    private final Object RELEASE_LOCK = new Object();

     * A set of all SoftReferences to all BufferRecyclers to be able to release them on shutdown.
     * 'All' means the ones created by this class, in this classloader.
     * There may be more from other classloaders.
     * We use a HashSet to have quick O(1) add and remove operations.
     * NOTE: assumption is that {@link SoftReference} has its {@code equals()} and
     * {@code hashCode()} implementations defined so that they use object identity, so
     * we do not need to use something like {@link IdentityHashMap}
    private final Map<SoftReference<BufferRecycler>,Boolean> _trackedRecyclers
        = new ConcurrentHashMap<SoftReference<BufferRecycler>, Boolean>();

     * Queue where gc will put just-cleared SoftReferences, previously referencing BufferRecyclers.
     * We use it to remove the cleared softRefs from the above set.
    private final ReferenceQueue<BufferRecycler> _refQueue = new ReferenceQueue<BufferRecycler>();

    /* Public API

     * Returns the lazily initialized singleton instance
    public static ThreadLocalBufferManager instance() {
        return ThreadLocalBufferManagerHolder.manager;

     * Releases the buffers retained in ThreadLocals. To be called for instance on shutdown event of applications which make use of
     * an environment like an appserver which stays alive and uses a thread pool that causes ThreadLocals created by the
     * application to survive much longer than the application itself.
     * It will clear all bufRecyclers from the SoftRefs and release all SoftRefs itself from our set.
    public int releaseBuffers() {
        synchronized (RELEASE_LOCK) {
            int count = 0;
            // does this need to be in sync block too? Looping over Map definitely has to but...
            removeSoftRefsClearedByGc(); // make sure the refQueue is empty
            for (SoftReference<BufferRecycler> ref : _trackedRecyclers.keySet()) {
                ref.clear(); // possibly already cleared by gc, nothing happens in that case
            _trackedRecyclers.clear(); //release cleared SoftRefs
            return count;

    public SoftReference<BufferRecycler> wrapAndTrack(BufferRecycler br) {
        SoftReference<BufferRecycler> newRef;
        newRef = new SoftReference<BufferRecycler>(br, _refQueue);
        // also retain softRef to br in a set to be able to release it on shutdown
        _trackedRecyclers.put(newRef, true);
        // gc may have cleared one or more SoftRefs, clean them up to avoid a memleak
        return newRef;

    /* Internal methods

     * Remove cleared (inactive) SoftRefs from our set. Gc may have cleared one or more,
     * and made them inactive. We minimize contention by keeping synchronized sections short:
     * the poll/remove methods
    private void removeSoftRefsClearedByGc() {
        SoftReference<?> clearedSoftRef;
        while ((clearedSoftRef = (SoftReference<?>) _refQueue.poll()) != null) {
            // uses reference-equality, quick, and O(1) removal by HashSet

     * ThreadLocalBufferManagerHolder uses the thread-safe initialize-on-demand, holder class idiom that implicitly
     * incorporates lazy initialization by declaring a static variable within a static Holder inner class
    private static final class ThreadLocalBufferManagerHolder {
        static final ThreadLocalBufferManager manager = new ThreadLocalBufferManager();



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Release date: 2022-11-05


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