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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.3.0 (work1) now available
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 12:02:39 -0300
> However, I think that Roberto tested that program on a machine for which
> the conversion int <-> float is costly. I'm not sure modern machines have
> this problem.
As we expect such conversions to be much less frequent, we removed
several non-portable dirty tricks that Lua used to speed up such
conversions. (Moreover, I think currently only my machine benefits from
those tricks ;) If needed, we can return those tricks.