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- Subject: Re: Lua's GC (Was: Comparison of numbers of 3rd party libraries
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Sun, 17 May 2015 17:28:59 -0300
> Why was the generational GC removed? Because it proved not as good as
> hoped, or because nobody used it?
It was not as good as we hoped (at least in our not-so-good tests). Only
in some artificial tests (which seemed too artifical to us) did it
performed better than the standard incremental collector.
Also, we never received any feedback about it, so probably nobody used