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- Subject: Garbage Collector Cost
- From: Alex de Magalhães Machado <alex@...>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:27:33 -0200
As I said in a previous e-mail, I'm trying to run Lua hard real-time applications on embedded systems. So I want to know if there's any way that I could study Lua's GC other than reading source code (that's what I've been doing for the last 3 weeks). Are there tutorials, diagrams, or papers about it? I've read some papers about incremental mark-and-sweep garbage collectors, and now I understand what it is, and how it works, but it's still hard to understand how it is implemented in the Lua virtual machine.