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Actually an int is always 4 bytes (leaving away old 16 bit platforms like for MS-DOS or Windows 3.x). A long can be 8 byte on Unix 64-bit platforms but will be always 4 byte under Windows even on 64-bit platforms.

Rolf Kalbermatter

> On 11 Sep 2022, at 16:02, bil til <> wrote:
> I think this is due to the fact, that Lua 5.4 saves the variable type
> info in just 1 byte, instead of an int (8bytes in Lua64bit, 4 bytes in
> Lua32bit), as did the versions before.
> ... but not sure... just i remember roughly that this was a recent
> main change in Lua, as I read in some other posts here... .
>> Am So., 11. Sept. 2022 um 10:46 Uhr schrieb Domingo Alvarez Duarte
>> <>:
> Lua-5.3.6 is the one that needs more stack space and
>> Lua-5.4.4 the less.