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On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 8:51 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <> wrote:
Lua 5.2.0 (work3) is now available at

MD5     fa529ad323d261f27c12b04e3fef96a7  -
SHA1    5065a02a373500f62c7b87a89e5574d63dfa53e9  -

This is a work version. All details may change in the final version.

Here are the main changes since the previous work version:
- new _ENV proposal
- generational collector (very experimental)
- light C functions
- order tag methods follow the same rules of other binary operators
- lua_absindex
- \0 in patterns
- empty statement
- options in io.lines

The manual has been updated and most glitches reported in work2 have been fixed.
The complete diffs are available at

(This is a very large diff because the manual has been rearranged.)

All work versions are available at

All feedback welcome. Thanks.

The .pc file is still missing. I know that lua developpers mentioned the uber-stupid argument "we remove all the files that we consider as not needed in the tarball". But more importantly, you are breaking the build of *all* the libraries / programs that use lua and the .pc file. Doing so means that you absolutely don't care about the lua *users*.

Also, in case you didn't remark, we are in 2010. Even the embedded devices can deal with a tarball of 223.1KB instead of 223KB.

So, please, add again that **small** .pc file.

Vincent Torri