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What is the difference between runtime.gc() and system.gc()
When can we use them and how?
 
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I guess the difference lies just in the class they exist. Both indicate to the garbage collector that it is probably a good time to run.
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there is a discussion about that here:
http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum24/HTML/013436.html
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Originally posted by sonir shah:
What is the difference between runtime.gc() and system.gc()
When can we use them and how?


system is platform independent and runtime is platform dependent.
 
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