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- Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaJIT 1.1.4 released
- From: Mike Pall <mikelu-0802@...>
- Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 21:06:29 +0100
eugeny gladkih wrote:
> >>>>> "MP" == Mike Pall <email@example.com> writes:
> MP> LuaJIT compiles to x86 (i386+) machine code and supports many
> MP> popular operating systems: Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X on Intel,
> MP> Solaris x86 and Windows (MSVC or MinGW).
> what do you think of x86_64 platform?
AFAIK the x86 binaries run fine in 32 bit mode processes on any
x64 OS. But if you're asking about a native x64 port -- here's
the relevant part from the LuaJIT roadmap posting:
| On the positive side, the new VM should be easier to port to
| other CPU architectures. But there's more to consider, like a
| different number type (on platforms without hardware FP) or
| different pointer sizes (x64). This will certainly complicate
| things. In any case, a port is not something I want to embark on
| before the x86 version [of LuaJIT 2.x] is stable.