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- Subject: Re: Lua's GC (Was: Comparison of numbers of 3rd party libraries
- From: Rena <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Sat, 16 May 2015 13:47:56 -0400
On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 9:31 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> 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).
> -- Roberto
Why was the generational GC removed? Because it proved not as good as
hoped, or because nobody used it?
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