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- Subject: Re: Confused by Lua garbage collection tear down order when there are references between objects
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 10:13:46 -0300
> Am 21.05.2014 23:44 schröbte Eric Wing:
> >Yes, I'm in the same boat. I'm just binding against other libraries
> >and don't necessarily control the API. And incidentally, SDL is one of
> >the libraries, but I discovered a bunch of unrelated libraries I'm
> >using have this same problem. And all the edge cases seem to keep
> >coming back to 2 extremes...fix GC or 100% manual management; a blend
> >of the two keeps causing me new edge problems.
> I'd strongly suggest to fix GC -- dangling pointers and resource
> leaks are so un-Lua-like ...
What would be the bug to be fixed, exactly?