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lakshmi v.samy
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Hi everybody
Please guide me..
whether Garbage Collector will have high priority or low priority
 
Chris Allen
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It tends to be a low priority task unless the JVM is seriously short on memory. As a last ditch effort, it will attempt to run garbage collection before throwing an OutofMemory error. The implementation is different based on the vendor though.
[ February 07, 2006: Message edited by: Chris Allen ]
 
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