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52-bit integers represent a _very_ big file ;)

steve d.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
<> wrote:
> > Also, 64 bit file offsets can't be expressed inside a standard Lua
>  > number (which only have 32 bits of integer precision).
>  IEEE doubles can store 52 bits of integer precision (but it does not
>  help in this case).