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Regarding garbage collector

 
praveen raaj
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Hi.... Friends,
The garbage collector is under control of JVM.and JVM decides when to run the garbage collector.
My Question is garbage collector is a part of heap? or some where in JVM Architecture?
 
Campbell Ritchie
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Not on the heap. It is a program whihc runs in its own thread as a part of the JVM.
 
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