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- Subject: Re: Incremental GC, step multiplier and finalizers
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 11:49:58 -0200
> And anyway, calling lua_gc(L, LUA_GCSTEP, n) has the disadvantage of
> forcing the exit of the gc-paused state (as it calls luaC_forcestep,
> and not luaC_checkGC), so calling it every time a userdata is created
> would practically mean that the GC would never be paused in this
> configuration, which would have an impact on performances, if my
> understanding is correct.
Yes, this is a drawback that we will try to solve in the next version...