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On Monday 25, Alex de Magalhães Machado wrote:
> Hey guys!
> 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.

There is some information about implementation details of Lua's GC here:

Hope that helps.

Robert G. Jakabosky