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problem is then to be able to build this x86_32 binary when you only
have a x64 OS.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Mike Pall
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2008 9:06 PM
To: Lua list
Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaJIT 1.1.4 released

eugeny gladkih wrote:
> >>>>> "MP" == Mike Pall <> 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.