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What is the result of attempting to compile and run the program?


Ans: d
Doubt: inside run, why not String sa of class A is used, shadowing the String sa of class B?

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What is the result of attempting to compile and run the program?


Ans: d
Doubt: inside run, why not String sa of class A is used, shadowing the String sa of class B?


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[ February 08, 2008: Message edited by: Gitesh Ramchandani ]
 
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After the constructor of A is passed sa, the sa of both objects A and B point to the same object. When the code in class B modifies the sa in B, it's modifying the same object on the heap referred to by the reference sa in the object instance of A.
 
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Dear Gitesh, what is the purpose of the wait and notify here?
 
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