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- Subject: Re: Lua Digest, Vol 9, Issue 4
- From: "Michael T. Richter" <mtr1966@...>
- Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2003 18:31:53 +0800
> Threads in Lua are subject to garbage collection too. If you pop the
> new thread without storing it somewhere else, it will be eventually
> collected (and the whole edifice will crumb down ;).
OK, so that makes sense. An unholy amount of sense, in fact, and I'm
ashamed I didn't spot that.
This leaves me with one question outstanding, however: If I do choose to pop
it and store it somewhere else, what can I actually do with it later on?
There doesn't seem to be any API dedicated to taking such a thread and doing
something useful with it -- or am I just missing something blindingly
obvious at this stage of the game?