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What is inside a reference variable.
Joined: Dec 17, 2007
Apr 09, 2008 04:47:00
//i stores bit patern of 10(1010)
Dog d = new Dog();
But what d stores ?Is that mean d stores the memory location of (new Dog).As like pointers.
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Apr 09, 2008 05:27:00
Java will not let you see that bit
, no matter how hard you try; there's no way to convert a reference into an int, as you can in C++. So it truly doesn't matter.
But yes, it's a pointer, or perhaps a pointer to a pointer (a "handle"), which allows for object movement and heap compaction.
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