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Diffarence between shallow copy and deep copy

sarma kiran
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Joined: Jul 17, 2008
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Hi,
Can any one tell me what is the diffarence between Shallow copy and Deep copy with examples.
Rajkamal Pillai
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http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/javatips/jw-javatip76.html

Cheers,
Raj.
Praveen Kumar
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Joined: Nov 06, 2006
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Shallow copy object and original objects share the member variables.
Object's clone method will do shallow copy.

Where as in deep copy deep copy object and original object will its own member variables. We can get this one by seralisation.
 
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