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- Subject: Re: An introduction to Lua
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:35:33 -0200
> On 22 October 2017 at 00:21, Charles Heywood <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Lua has an incremental garbage collector
> > Only in some versions. It wasn't in 5.1 IIRC and I don't believe it's in
> > 5.3. I think it was mentioned to be reintroduced in Lua 5.4, though.
> I think you mean 'generational collector' perhaps?
Lua has an incremental garbage collector since 5.1. It was the
generational collector that was introduced in 5.2 as an experiment and
then removed in 5.3. It will come again in 5.4, this time probably to