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>From: Christophe Gimenez <>

>1) LUA speed
>- Does the number of functions declared in a LUA file have an effect onto 
>the speed of lua_callfunction() ? (is 1000 functions a lot ???)

Even if you use lua_call, which calls the function by name and thus calls
lua_getglobal, the time to locate the function should not depend on the
number of globals defined, because lua uses hashing.

>- How to determine the amount of memory needed to load a LUA file ? (As the 
>text file is converted to bytecode I think it's not the size of the file)

It should be roughly the size of the file output by luac on this file.
What do you need this for?