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On 17 February 2011 17:57, Leo Razoumov <> wrote:
> The performance ratio is 40 times in favor of Lua-5.1.4 *interpreter*.
> I guess LuaJIT-2 will be even better.
> MATLAB sucks on loops!

You do realize that you succeeded only in testing MATLAB's interpreter
and not jit, don't you?!? MATLAB doesn't jit scripts.  Slap a
'function foo()' at the top and watch it run almost 80 times faster.
For N=1e8 I get 0.91sec with MATLAB and 0.68sec with LuaJIT-2.  Pretty
close I would say.