RFR 9: 8138696 : java.lang.ref.Cleaner - an easy to use alternative to finalization

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Oct 15 13:34:40 UTC 2015

On 15 Oct 2015, at 14:21, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:

> ...
> Also, I've seen a few calls to super.finalize() where there were no finalizers
> in any of the superclasses.  It would be considered good design to always include it.
> I don't know if the optimization for empty finalize methods includes the
> case where it only calls super.finalize().

I believe it is only for empty finalize methods.



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