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Finalizers in GC?
Joined: Sep 26, 2006
Nov 21, 2006 21:07:00
We say that our program should never rely on finalizer blocks....so why is that we override finalizer blocks?? What is the true meaning of overriding finalize?? Anyone on this?
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Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Nov 21, 2006 22:23:00
The best description of Object.finalize() I have seen is in the
API for class Object
. If you read it carefully, I believe it will answer your questions.
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