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- Subject: Re: Lua's GC (Was: Comparison of numbers of 3rd party libraries
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Sat, 16 May 2015 10:31:21 -0300
> In the meantime, PUC-Rio has experimented with an incrementing
> garbage collector and rejected it. Maybe it is easier to design a
> super-duper GC than to actually get it working better than the old one.
Correction: we experimented with a *generational* GC. The incremental one
has been quite stable (since Lua 5.1).