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> Citation? I don't think anything significant changed in that regard.

The limits for recursion have undertaken a significant change. (Though it might not be that concerning, if you see my sibling answer).

> As already discussed, Lua 5.4 is using a "non stackless" implementation. That means that it uses the C stack for recursion in Lua functions. Because of that, the maximum depth of recursion is much lower in 5.4 than it was in 5.3. - Roberto Ierusalimschy [0]

[0] http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2019-06/msg00083.html






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