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Sreedevi Vinod
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The finalize() method is declared protected in the Object class, then only classes in the same package or subclasses can call it. Then how will the garbage collector code access this method ?

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Kedar Dravid
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All objects extend the Object class, by default!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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