> Those tables are well handled by a generational GC. Being
> "old", they will
> be ignored by the regular GC.
Indeed. I was more thinking about the patch that comparing it
to the generational approach, sorry :)
> Is it unnaceptable to force one single full GC at that point?
Often not. Since these tables are mostly NPC dialog, tables
disappearing means NPC dying, and you wouldn't want a GC to
kick in in the middle of a battle (that said, my game isn't
terribly frame rate dependant).