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From Alexey Goncharuk <alexey.goncha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Class field ThreadLocal. Why not static?
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:00:13 GMT
Ivan,

Can you elaborate on the issue with the thread local cleanup you've faced?

вт, 11 сент. 2018 г. в 9:13, Павлухин Иван <vololo100@gmail.com>:

> Guys,
>
> As we know ThreadLocal is an instrument which should be used with great
> care. And I recently faced with problems related to proper cleanup of
> ThreadLocal which is not needed anymore. In my opinion the best thing (in
> ideal world) is to get rid of ThreadLocal where possible, but I guess that
> it is quite hard (in real world).
>
> Also, a question comes to my mind. As ThreadLocal is so common in our code,
> could you suggest some guidance or code fragments which address proper
> ThreadLocal
>  lifecycle control and especially cleanup?
>
> 2018-09-10 12:46 GMT+03:00 Alexey Goncharuk <alexey.goncharuk@gmail.com>:
>
> > Maxim,
> >
> > Ignite supports starting multiple instances of Ignite in the same VM, so
> > having static thread locals for the fields you mentioned does not work.
> >
> > Generally, I think thread-local should be bound to the lifespan of the
> > component it describes. Static thread-locals are hard to clean-up and
> they
> > often lead to leaks, so I would rather changed existing static
> > thread-locals to be non-static.
> >
> > --AG
> >
> > пн, 10 сент. 2018 г. в 11:54, Maxim Muzafarov <maxmuzaf@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Igniters,
> > >
> > > According to javadoc [1] class ThreadLocal:
> > > `ThreadLocal instances are typically private *static* fields in classes
> > > that wish to associate state with a thread (e.g., a user ID or
> > Transaction
> > > ID).`
> > >
> > > So, AFAIK non-static ThreadLocal usage means as `per thread - per class
> > > instance`. What the real cases of using non-static ThreadLocal class
> > fields
> > > in Ignite code project? When we need it?
> > >
> > > In Ignite code project I've found ThreadLocal usage as:
> > >  - non-static - 67
> > >  - static  - 68
> > >
> > > Back to my example, I've checked FileWriteAheadLogManager. It has:
> > > 1) private final ThreadLocal<Boolean> interrupted [2]
> > > 2) private final ThreadLocal<WALPointer> lastWALPtr [3]
> > > I think both of these fields should be set and used as `static`. Can
> > anyone
> > > confirm it?
> > >
> > >
> > > [1]
> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/lang/ThreadLocal.html
> > > [2]
> > >
> > > https://github.com/apache/ignite/blob/master/modules/
> > core/src/main/java/org/apache/ignite/internal/processors/
> > cache/persistence/wal/FileWriteAheadLogManager.java#L253
> > > [3]
> > >
> > > https://github.com/apache/ignite/blob/master/modules/
> > core/src/main/java/org/apache/ignite/internal/processors/
> > cache/persistence/wal/FileWriteAheadLogManager.java#L340
> > > --
> > > --
> > > Maxim Muzafarov
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Ivan Pavlukhin
>

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