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On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 4:53 AM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
<> wrote:
>> a = {__gc = function() print'exit' end}
>> setmetatable(a,a)
>> os.exit()
>> -> nothing to print.
>> But if i exit with combination <Ctrl+d>  all Ok.
> os.exit() terminates the process there and then.
> <Ctrl+d> terminates the session cleanly, calling lua_close,
> which then calls the GC methods.

see I would have expected the opposite... because in C you have exit()
and at_exit(), I thought lua_close() would be called at_exit() by the
interpreter.  Doing ctrl + d would be more "instantaneous"?  Kinda
wish both had called the __gc eitherway ~