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2009/6/26 steve donovan <>:
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 12:03 AM, Cosmin
> Apreutesei<> wrote:
>> counts), or, for a truly blastingly efficient library (efficient to
>> the standards that lua users have been spoiled to expect) would have
>> to be implemented in the VM... something which I wouldn't mind at all
>> having.
> Sounds like the ideal job for an extension - implement an array type
> in C.  Can make it as efficient as is possible, especially if it
> supports block operations.
> I would do this, but my stack is overflowing ;)

There's a memarray module packed in with luaglut, which gives a very
simple C-array interface (zero-based). It's very basic, and
undocumented, but still useful.