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Posted on    December-13-2010 12:00 AM

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Mahesh Rawat
Mahesh Rawat

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Posted on    December-14-2010 1:00 AM

You can't force it but you call System.gc(), which is a "hint" to the runtime engine that now might be a good time to run the GC. But garbage collection using this method is not guaranteed to be done immediately.

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