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If at all you want to make the variable stay in the JVM for longer time, what do you do?

 
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I got this in one of the Interview question, can any one answer me on this?

Question - If at all you want to make the variable stay in the JVM for longer time, what do you do?
 
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Declare it as a static variable- These would be GC'd only when the Class is unloaded.
 
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Declare it as a static.
 
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thanks guys ...I appreciate your quick response
 
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