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Lua 5.2.0 (alpha) is now available at

MD5	525bfa6daec8b0773845989c4886b668  -
SHA1	b63703993ebaa3e361ede3fd1058c593bdc47034  -

This is an alpha version. Some details may change in the final version.

The main changes since Lua 5.1 are:
- yieldable pcall and metamethods
- new __ENV scheme
- ephemeron tables
- new library for bitwise operations
- light C functions
- emergency garbage collector
The other changes are listed in

The complete diffs are available at

This release candidate will be the alpha version if no glitches are found
in the next 10 days or so.

All feedback welcome. Thanks.