AW: [jdom-interest] is down. When will it be back

Malachi de AElfweald malachi at
Mon Dec 23 18:18:50 PST 2002

Is there specific functionality in JDOM that shows this bug? I am using it 
on that
version of the JDK..


On Mon, 23 Dec 2002 07:45:38 +0100, Gerhard Hiller <hiller at> wrote:

> Hi,
>> I'm curious... I have seen many references to the "StringBuffer
>> error"....
>> but,
>> I have not yet experienced anything... what exactly is this bug?
> The problem is using jdom with jdk 1.4.1_01 from sun. In this jdk there 
> is a
> bug in StringBuffer which causes a Memory-Leak when reusing a 
> StringBuffer
> instead of creating a new one. There is a Bug in internal setLength- 
> Method
> of StringBuffer which is described in the mentioned bug. The guys of sun
> suggest to not reuse StringBuffers with jdk 1.4.1. So I wanted to patch 
> jdom
> but no sources are available.
> Gerhard


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