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Is a 64-bit version coming?


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2010 5:04 PM
Subject: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (work5) now available

Lua 5.2.0 (work5) is now available at

MD5	bc8d74c2c1d2d08155074c05fa72344e  -
SHA1	f645f903a8086bdce9eacd8e6f74bb5f43d8bceb  -

This is a work version. All details may change in the final version.
But we are getting close to an alpha version.

The main changes since Lua 5.2.0 (work4) are:

- updated documentation
- new C API for unsigned integers
- bit library renamed to bit32; functions also renamed
- wider support for fast conversion from double to integer

The changes in Lua 5.2 are listed in

The complete diffs are available at

All feedback welcome. Thanks.