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Does clone() deep-copy arrays of integers?

zeolitezeolite Member Posts: 78
If my class has an arrayn of integers as an attribute then do I need to override its clone() method to make a deep copy of the array or is a new chunk of memory allocated to the array attribute of the clone?

Thanks in advance,


  • Dessimat0rDessimat0r Member Posts: 6
    It will not deep-copy, you'll need to override clone() :) This is because an array of ints is still an object, and the class references it, so the reference will be copied but not the actual object.
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