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- Subject: Re: question on lua tables and garbage collection
- From: Axel Kittenberger <axkibe@...>
- Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2011 16:46:02 +0100
yes and yes
and Luas GC is mark and sweep.
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Ana Zgombic <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi list,
> i have several question on garbage collection and lua's table implementation.
> 1) i understand that a table hash part is indeed implemented in C as a
> hash. does this part do a rehash when its buckets are full?
> 2) if it does do a rehash, is it right to think that pointers to
> actual data does not change?
> i'm thinking of how the GC finds the bits to be freed.
> my apologies if the questions are not clear. i'm just learning. in
> addition, which parts of the code should i look into to see how all of
> this is orchestrated?
> thank you.