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i'm currently studying the new experimental generational mode for garbage 
collection available in lua 5.2. more specifically, i'm interested in observing 
how it behaves and how it compares to the standard gc mode.

in order to do so, i'm looking for "real-world" programs developed in lua that 
could be used to test the gc in real execution scenarios. ideal candidates are 
long running programs that create and destroy lots of objects throughout their 

i'd be grateful if anybody who develops such programs and is willing to help, or 
even has suggestions about publicly available programs that would fit that 
description, would contact me thru the list on in pvt. by the way, this is a 
purely academic study and i'd be more than willing to abide to any n.d.a., if