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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.3.2 (rc2) now available
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:08:16 -0200
> I noticed you decreased the maximum array size for sort from 2^50 to
> 2^40 elements.
> This actually brings it into range of real life operations. (it's not
> unheard of to have 46bits of addressable memory now).
> Though a single threaded sort operation might take a long time with
> that much data,
> Imagine the disappointment when your multi-month sort overruns your stack ;)
Real size is still limited by the size of an 'int', which in most
machines is 2^31.