I’m currently developing an app for android that has a “Service helper” class so I can target multiple API-s without having to write the “API chooser” code every time I use a Service.
The structure is
- Outer class is not a Service (
- Inner class #1 is derived from
JobService, and targets API 21+
- Inner class #2 is derived from
IntentServiceand targets lower API levels
The outer class is responsible for holding data required by the services and scheduling the services. The question is: if the activity that created an instance of the outer class gets destroyed by the time the service starts, will GC collect the outer class? (I don’t hold a reference to it in any of the inner classes apart from