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1. How can you force garbage collection?
[a] Garbage collection cannot be forced
[b] Call System.gc().
[c] Call Runtime.gc().
[d] Set all references to null.
Answer 1
[a] Garbage collection cannot be forced
i think garbage collection canbe forced by calling System.gc()or Runtime.gc(). m I wrong?
 
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no it cannot be forced you can just tell the gc you would like it to run but nothing is guaranteed...
Try to search the forum for "force garbage collection" you'll find some good discussion about the subject...
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One can request to Sir Garabage Collection could you please run, rather then forcing, Mr.Garabage Collection Run Now!
What do u think Valentin?.
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not only it is what I think but it is how it is
some useful links:
http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum24/HTML/012281.html
Reference Objects and Garbage Collection
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Just have done an overview of the article.It seems me good.
Thanx.
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