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Ah, yes, you are correct. Unfortunately I need the full 64 bit integer size in Lua. How do I get that?

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Javier Guerra
Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 1:07 PM
To: Lua list
Subject: Re: 64 bit integers

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Martin, Marcus <> wrote:
> How do I use 64 bit integers in Lua? By default on my system (VS 2005,
> WinXP) I get 32 bit integers. Do I need to recompile the entire library with
> 64 bit support? That would make all integers 64 bit right? Is there a mixed
> mode?

by default you don't get integers, the 'Number' type is a double (64
bit, IIRC).  it has enough precision to express 52 bit integers