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Garbage collection hack in ActionScript

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//unsupported hack that seems to force a full Garbage Collection in Flash ActionScript
public function forceGarbageCollection():void
{
try {
var lc1:LocalConnection = new LocalConnection();
var lc2:LocalConnection = new LocalConnection();

lc1.connect(‘name’);
lc2.connect(‘name’);
}catch (error:Error){
}

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