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In LuaJIT you can use `` to create a table with a pre-allocated
array- and hash-part. Otherwise, it's only possible using the C API, but
I already built a small module to expose that API to Lua:

On 11/10/2020 09:58, 孙世龙 sunshilong wrote:
> Hi, list
> Is it possible to pre-allocate a table with a specific size(i.e.
> pre-allocating the max memory that may be used by a table)?
> As per the book(Programming in Lua 4th Edition, page 37), which says that:
> To represent a conventional array or a list, we simply use a table
> with integer keys. There is neither a way
> nor a need to declare a size.
> Could somebody shed some light on this question?
> I would be grateful to have some help with this question.
> Best wishes
> Sunshlong

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