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i'm following luajit on the mailing list of it and on github, it's not
dead, they are working hard on a lotsa things, but Mike isn't planning
to follow everything that appears in lua. there are some forward
compatibilities for lua5.2 and 5.3, but it's currently not planned to
follow up lua to 5.3

2017-03-04 9:39 GMT+01:00 Charles Heywood <>:
> There's a bunch of threads started this month about the JIT. I suggest you
> check the archives and read through them. As of right now, there is Ravi, a
> 5.3 runtime, and Opeth, a 5.3 bytecode optimizer:
> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 2:36 AM Alex Larsen <>
> wrote:
>> LuaJIT does not support 5.3 and given the fact that the project has been
>> pretty dead recently I don't think it ever will. This sucks because I really
>> like 5.3 but the performance of PUC-Rio's implementation is really terrible
>> compared to LuaJIT.
>> Will Lua 5.3 ever get a JIT compiler? It's been about 2 years since it's
>> release yet nothing.
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> Ryan <>
> Software Developer / System Administrator