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Reg. close method

Angela Narain
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Joined: Apr 14, 2001
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Following is an explanation from Marcus Green exam#3
(Question 5)

You can create a file in the underlying operating system by passing an instance of a file to a stream such as FileOutputStream. The file will be created when you call the close method of the stream.

I am not clear about the last line regarding using the close().
The file is created even without using it.
ashok khetan
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Joined: Jul 29, 2001
Posts: 153
i too join u...i didn't get what it means
ashok.
Roopa Bagur
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Joined: Nov 03, 2000
Posts: 267
This is what the API doc has to say:
close(): Closes this file output stream and releases any system resources associated with this stream.
I think the explanation should have been the file will be released when the close() method is called..
Correct me if I am wrong.
Originally posted by Angela Narain:
Following is an explanation from Marcus Green exam#3
(Question 5)
I am not clear about the last line regarding using the close().
The file is created even without using it.

 
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