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- Subject: Re: Bug in debug.sethook
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 08:38:12 +0100
Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
It is only fair to quote a bit of the conversation on #lua:
sanooj: spent a lot of time yesterday hammering lua with memfault
rici: did you find one?
sanooj: just one
sanooj: the rest of the time.. wow..I've *never* seen software as stable
It is good to hear that :) The standard Lua tests include several
tests with a homemade memfault tool. But currently these tests do not
cover the libraries...
I routinely run software I'm developing through Valgrind (a memory
access tool that checks for invalid/uninitialised reads and writes down
to the bit level) and in the 6 or 7 years I've been using Lua, I am yet
to see a single whinge from it caused by Lua. An impressive result.
You and the other authors should be congratulated for writing something
as complex as Lua without a thousand obvious bugs, unlike some of the