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- Subject: Re: Lua Garbage Collection
- From: lhf (Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo)
- Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 08:03:43 -0200
>From firstname.lastname@example.org Fri Nov 21 00:32:54 1997
> Please someone could explain me how garbage collection work in lua.
garbage is collected only after several objetcs have been created.
garbage collection is not triggered by setting a variable to nil.
(otherwise, it could be too slow.)
> Is this code correct?
the code is correct but doesn't do what you expect. ;-)
if you really want to see the message, call collectgarbage explicitly.