[gclist] A Java question.
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 21:14:21 +0700
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [gclist] A Java question.
> Date: Wednesday, March 26, 1997 5:51 AM
> >>>>> "Charles" == Charles Fiterman <email@example.com> writes:
> > At 12:35 PM 3/25/97 -0800, you wrote:
> >>> I think you may be talking about the fact that once a finalizer has
> >>> called once, it will not be called again.
> >> A finalizer may be called more than once in some circumstances.
> > I wonder how they do all this. The only safe algorithm I can come up
> > uses a write barrier on pointers.
> Check out JLS section 12.6.1, page 231, "Implementing Finalization".