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Another question regarding arrays

Ben Buchli
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Joined: Mar 26, 2004
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Hi everybody,

is

int[] newArray = arrayReferencePassedAsMethodParameter.clone();

equals to copying the returned array into a new array? I mean, do I make sure that I dont refer to the reference that could be modified somewhere else?

Thanks in advance,
Ben
Hari Gangadharan
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Joined: Mar 08, 2001
Posts: 73
Yep. It is safe as long as it is an array of primitive datatypes.


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