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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.3.0 (rc2) now available
- From: Steven Degutis <sbdegutis@...>
- Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:40:52 -0600
> Lua 5.3.0 (rc2) is now available for testing at
> MD5 61726271cf342794909a1752ea0c0aae -
> SHA1 457be7b889f7825c3b9c8b9a4b95b85c0c0b434d -
> This is a release candidate for the final release of Lua 5.3.0.
> A few things have changed since beta that we'd like to test in the wild.
> In particular, we made some changes in luaconf.h and in the Makefile
> that we'd like to test. Please try compiling the current code in as many
> platforms as possible. We expect the compilation will go smoothly as usual
> but please report any warnings or other glitches.
> We'd also like feedback on the documentation:
> Finally, for those of you into this, please test luac -l -l on your
> scripts, just to make sure we haven't missed anything with the new
> VM instructions etc.
> The main change in Lua 5.3.0 is the introduction of integers. See also
> The complete diffs are available at
> An updated test suite is available at
> All feedback welcome. Thanks.
The documentation doesn't seem to explain the __name metatable field
in the same place as the other valid metatable fields.