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- Subject: Re: Lua garbage collecting algorithm - Tri-color Marking
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 20:19:58 -0300
> Our problem (pointed to us by the course's teacher) is that, usually,
> mark-and-sweep algorithms implement some variation of Tri-color
> Marking. We will study Lua's source code in detail but, to formalize
> the project proposal, we need to find out quickly if Lua's GC
> algorithm implements Tri-color marking.
Yes, it does.