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Where do primitive types live?

Javier Sanchez Cerrillo
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Joined: Aug 02, 2006
Posts: 152
It is said that "instance variables" and objects lives in the "Heap" and local variables lives in the "Stack".

But what about primitive types???. Are the same rules are aplied???

class Javier {
int x = 10;
public static void main(String[] args) {
int y = 20;

Where do x and y live?

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john cahil

Joined: Jul 26, 2006
Posts: 12
x will be on Heap & y on stack
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