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> 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.

-- Roberto