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venkat ramana

Joined: Dec 15, 2005
Posts: 11
I have a code

class C13
public static void main(String[] args)
C13 c1 = new C13();
C13 c2 = m(c1);
C13 c3 = new C13();
c2 = c3; // line 1

// here code is there
static C13 m(C13 obj)
obj = new C13();
return obj;
After line 1 how many obj are eligible to GC ?
Can You please explain ?
Krishna Latha Grandhi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2005
Posts: 110
Only one object is available for garbage collection
vipul patel
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Posts: 146
ya hari, only one object will be eligible.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: GC
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