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- Subject: Re: "Real-word" Programs to Experiment with the Generational Garbage Collection (GC)
- From: Dieter Plaetinck <dieter@...>
- Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 17:01:06 +0200
On Mon, 3 Oct 2011 16:56:09 +0200
Tobias Markmann <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 16:49, Alexandre Skyrme
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > 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 execution.
> Prosody , a XMPP server written in Lua sounds like a good match for
> "real-world" program. It's open source and publicly accessible. In
> addition to that there exist benchmark tools for testing XMPP servers
> for performance.
> I'm 100% sure the authors would be interested in helping further
> improving Lua's performance in reagard to its GC.
>  http://prosody.im
how about the luakit browser and the awesome window manager?