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On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 23:39, Andrew N. Patrikalakis <> wrote:
> (No this isn't a request / question why... read on)
> Hello everyone,
> I've modified Lua 5.1.4-2 to add a basic (32 bit) integer type as a core
> type (on the same level as function, number, ...) ... if anyone would like
> to try it out and test it with code they have I would be interested in
> knowing if you have any problems (specific to integer/number :-) or other
> errors for code that works fine on the mainline interpreter.
> You can download it at (If you want to use the patch,
> it's generated against stock 5.1.4-2)
> I've done some basic testing and it seems to work fine with the example
> programs, but I don't know what to run to specifically stress the numerical
> bits.
> And yes some parts of the code look nasty, but it's a first try.
> Thank you,
> Andrew

You might look at the HexType patch, that does almost the same thing.
It has a couple bugs (a string conversion buffer needs enlarging) and
gotchas, but works well.

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