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I have looked at the patch and I think I like the idea.
For applications where the number exchange is performance critical,
methinks it has legs.
I am curious as to the Lua authors view of things?


On 2/19/06, David Manura <> wrote:
> I've posted the following patch against Lua 5.1:
> The CNUMBER patch provides a more efficient mechanism for accessing numeric C
> variables from Lua.  Accessing C variables becomes almost as efficient as
> accessing local Lua variables.  Various design decisions were made, so I'm
> interested in opinions on that and whether there is a possibility for this, or
> at least something like this, getting into the Lua core.
> -davidm