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Go language-garbage collection

Varun Selva
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Is garbage collection available in Go language??

Varun Selva
Mark Summerfield
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Hi Varun,

Go has built-in garbage collection that seems to work better than Java's (no sudden halts when the garbage collector kicks in). In general, Go does not require the programmer to do any bookkeeping that is better done by the runtime system.


Mark Summerfield
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