Jeff Sturm
Mon Mar 27 08:48:00 GMT 2000

Oskar Liljeblad wrote:
> On Sunday, March 26, 2000 at 11:30, Jeff Sturm wrote:
> > Actually no GC cleanup is needed (the runFinalizersOnExit method is
> > deprecated; I don't recall whether libgcj even implements it).  SIGINT
> > handling is necessary on Linux to ensure that all threads terminate, I
> > believe.  With other thread packages it may not be needed at all.
> How do you deal with objects that override the finalize method,
> needing special finalization?

You don't.  The runtime is not obligated to finalize any object, and
generally does not perform finalization at exit.

Don't confuse finalization with C++ destructors.

Jeff Sturm

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