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How many eligible for GC?

 
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This is a question from ExamLab. How many objects are eligible for GC?



Answer is 2.

But i think, only 1 is eligible for GC ie. the object refered to by c before it is nulled.
Is there any object eligible for GC in line-1?
can anyone explain how come 2 objects are eligible for GC here?
 
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This question has been discussed before:

One object eligible for garbage collection?
Garbage Collection
 
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Thanks, i got it!
 
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