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On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 3:43 PM, Linker <> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 22:30, Mike Pall <> wrote:
>> But neither is a substitute for a bump allocator. Unfortunately,
>> using such an allocator implies the need for a moving GC. The
>> current Lua GC is non-moving. Revising this fundamental design
>> choice is very complicated while keeping the current Lua/C API.
> I think that a moving GC is bad for CPU which has a multi-cache modern
> architecture .

     One single factor will hardly decide if a moving GC or a
mark-and-sweep one is better. Point in case, the generational GC
allocates memory faster.