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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.3.5 'xpcall' message handler is ignored by 'collectgarbage()' function
- From: Andrew Gierth <andrew@...>
- Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 11:47:06 +0100
>>>>> "Guenther" == Guenther Kramer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Guenther> I am trying to generate a traceback when garbage collection
Guenther> raises an exception. This of course can happen if the '__gc'
Guenther> metamethod raises an exception. The problem I am encountering
Guenther> is that the message handler is ignored:
Quoth the documentation:
"(The message handler is called only for regular runtime errors. It is
not called for memory-allocation errors nor for errors while running
What you'd need to do is to wrap each __gc method in its own xpcall.