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Jacob Sonia
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Please help me understand that how is just one object eligible for GC after //dostuff is reached
Rohan Kayan
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Only object pointed by a1 is eligible to GC.

a2.b1 -> b1
a2.b2 ->b2

SCWCD 1.4, SCJP 1.4
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9280

Jacob please SearchFirst. This question has been asked many times in the forum. Search for "alpha beta" in the forum, you'll get a lot of good explanations...

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