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doubt in garbage collection question

Amrita Chaurasia

Joined: Jul 04, 2009
Posts: 7
class C
public static void main(String a[])
C c1=new C();
C c2=m1(c1);
C c3=new C();
c2=c3; //6
static C m1(C ob1){
ob1 =new C();
return ob1;
After line 6, how many objects are eligible for garbage collection?

I got this question from free sample questions...
please help
Henry Wong

Joined: Sep 28, 2004
Posts: 20370

Duplicate question... please continue discussion at ....


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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