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SCJP practice exam Garbage collection question

 
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The question below was found in the book: SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Study Guide (Exam 310-065). It is the first self test question of Chapter 3.

Why isn't c3 eligible for garbage collection in the following question? Doesn't it equate to null after c1.go(c2) returns?

QUESTION:- When // doStuff is reached, how many objects are eligible for GC?


 
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You should have posted the source in a new post to your existing thread. I'll close this thread and link to it from the other one.
 
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