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Exception in garbage collection

 
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Question 78.
If a Runtime Exception is thrown in the finalize method -

1.The running application crashes.
2.The exception is simply ignored and the object is garbage collected.
3.The exception is simply ignored, but the object is not garbage collected.
4.The Exception causes the JVM to crash.

the answer is 2,
but I think should be 3, reading from the api.
can someone please correct this??
 
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Yes Michael the answer is 2.
The GC will catch any exception that have generated in finalize()
but ignores them. If the GC wants to garbage collect the current
object then it will gabage collect it.
Refer Khalid about this. page no. 256 q8.3.


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