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Why prefer char[] over String for password?

 
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A few minutes ago, I wrote:. . .. If two String literals have the same contents . . . they are interned. . . .

But all String literals are interned. I was very imprecise there.

Have you read Corey McGlone's JavaRanch Journal article about “Strings, literally”? It might be old, but ut us still worth reading.
 
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Ohh I see, thank you Campbell and Daniel  
 
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