It's worth noting that this is supported (and commonly done) with the C
++ API. But yeah - you're out of luck with Java.

On Aug 21, 12:17 pm, Prakash Rao <prakashrao1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your response. I thought of reusing proto messages in loops
> but it is not supported for a good reason.
>
> Regards,
> Prakash
>
> On Aug 21, 12:14 am, Jason Hsueh <jas...@google.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > This has come up before on the list, for 
> > instancehttp://groups.google.com/group/protobuf/browse_thread/thread/6f4812e3......
>
> > On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 7:19 AM, Prakash Rao 
> > <prakashrao1...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > > Hi,
> > > Is it possible to re-use proto object while sending list of proto
> > > objects instead of building a new proto object each time? Currently
> > > i'm building a new proto object and it is put in a proto list & return
> > > it to the client. Is it possible to re-use the proto object as stated
> > > below?
>
> > > // Create proto object (the same proto object is going to be used in
> > > the while loop)
> > > while loop {
> > >  // populate proto object
> > >  // wirte proto object to coded output stream
> > >  // clear proto object
> > > }
>
> > > flush coded outputstream
>
> > > I'm trying to do this and it says you can't clear proto object once
> > > it's already built. If this is possible, is there any performance
> > > overhead with this approach (memory wise we might save something as we
> > > are reusing proto object but clear API may add performance overhead).
>
> > > Regards,
> > > Prakash
>
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