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2014-03-03 10:50 GMT+02:00 Jean-Luc Jumpertz <>:

> In effect, it corresponds to a real and rather common use case where:
> - you want to push several "result" values to the stack,
> - for this you need to compute a number of intermediate stuff like table references and so push these intermediate values in the stack
> - you compute your "result" values that are located at the top of the stack
> - you need to remove the intermediate values from the stack in order to leave it in a clean non-leaking state

If you are returning to Lua, the return values are used and the stack
is cleaned up.
So this situation only applies when you staying in C.

I find it hard to imagine a situation where stack leakage would be
critical when you
have all the resources of C at your disposal.

Maybe you would be able to convince me if you showed an actual
rather than a hypothetical example.