[Mono-list] Mono Sqlite Question

Marc Glenn mjamon at ntsp.nec.co.jp
Fri Aug 15 02:40:20 EDT 2008

Ok. Thank you very much for the response. :)

Chris Howie wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 2:04 AM, Marc Glenn <mjamon at ntsp.nec.co.jp> wrote:
>>     I want to ask why it is important to assign null to the Sqlite objects
>> used in the main function.
>>     Since the function will exit and the local variables used will be
>> deallocated,
>>     Is it really important to assign null to those variables?
>>     Is there a specific behaviour of Mono Sqlite that I should know about?
> Those lines will do pretty much nothing, semantically speaking.
> Usually when you dispose or "close" something in general it's a good
> idea to assign null to it, but usually that's more in the case of
> object fields when that object may still exist for a while.  This
> allows the GC to reclaim those objects if the object that was holding
> references isn't eligible for GC yet.  In this case it's not necessary
> or useful.

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