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----- Original Message -----
From: steve donovan
Date: 4/9/2013 1:13 AM
On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 9:02 AM, Coda Highland <> wrote:
You're going to be waiting a very long time, then. 5.2 isn't on
LuaJIT's roadmap at all.

But you can compile LuaJIT to have a lot of Lua 5.2 compatibility, although without _ENV and overriding __gc for tables. I don't think Mike P regards the latter as intrinsically bad, but he will wait for his new garbage collector in 2.1 before implementing it. 

Someone posted an _ENV patch for LuaJIT a while back:

I've never tried it, but there you go.