[Context] [Dev-luatex] Luatex 0.42.0 (a snapshot release)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jul 19 12:23:24 CEST 2009


Yue Wang wrote:

> In my humble opinion this is because TeX manages memory by it self...
> and maybe a 64bit memory word of packed data uses twice of memory as
> 32bits one.... I am not sure.

well, the fact that linux 64 bit runs much faster contradicts that

one thing that we observed is that the lua garbage collected performs 
different on different platforms / architectures / cpu cache etc

Hans

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