[jdom-interest] Memory problems

Bradley S. Huffman hip at cs.okstate.edu
Mon Dec 29 15:16:13 PST 2003

"Pramodh Peddi" writes:

> I am using JDOM for XML processing. I use SAXBuilder. I am having memory =
> problems when it deals with huge documents (like 10MB), even though it =
> is using SAXBuidler. It throws OutOfMemoryError when I try to build a =
> 8MB document.
> I assume it does not keep the whole tree in memory if I use SAXBuilder. =
> Does it?

Yes, SAXBuilder takes SAX events from the SAX parser and builds a JDOM tree
to represent the *whole* document.  If you only need parts of the document
take a look at ElementScanner in jdom-contrib.


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