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On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 6:27 AM, David Ludwig<> wrote:
> The memory of a coroutine's lua_State can get garbage collected and
> freed automatically, whereas the top-level state's memory will not get
> freed unless specifically asked.  This can be a problem if a
> coroutine's code calls a C function, which then records the pointer of
> the passed-in lua_State.  If the coroutine ends and its state gets
> freed, the C-side code may end up crashing if it tries to use that
> lua_State.  One fix to this is to use the top-level state.

The C code shouldn't be storeing L this long, it should be using the L
passed to it.