[Gc] Re: Do finalizers run at exit?

Achilleas Margaritis axilmar at otenet.gr
Sat Dec 29 07:01:39 PST 2007


If you mean the ACM paper, I can not download it with the basic ACM 
subscription. According to the site, I have to purchase a subscription.

Since I am not going to do that, could someone please explain to me why 
finalizers can run after a collection, but not on program exit?

O/H Bruce Hoult έγραψε:
> On Dec 30, 2007 12:22 AM, Achilleas Margaritis <axilmar at otenet.gr> wrote:
>> The question still remains:
>>
>> Why finalizers are run after a collection and not on program exit?
> 
> You have already been pointed in the direction of a paper that
> explains this more than adequately.



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