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- Subject: Re: Feedback two bugs about lua5.4.3 gc
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:28:36 -0300
> While this is probably fine for the manual, could you comment whether
> there is indeed any platform-dependent behavior in the GC code? I am
> not an expert in the Lua source code, but if I were asked this
> question, I would say "I can't think of any". To clarify, I am talking
> strictly about the Lua GC code behavior; I understand that the
> bigger-picture memory allocation behavior is very certainly platform
> and even host-application specific.
The whole pace of the GC is controlled by memory allocation, so memory
allocation behavior directly impacts GC behavior.