Lua Work area

This is the repository of work versions, release candidates, and other pre-releases of Lua.

We are getting ready to release Lua 5.4.0, the next version of Lua. [NEW]
Try the latest work version below. See a preview of the manual here.
All details may change in the final version. All feedback is welcome.

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Lua 5.4.0

filename date size checksums
lua-5.4.0-beta.tar.gz [NEW] 2019-10-08 345934 md5: 961e2692a10a4a3c6fe80086e4cbefd5
sha1: 5d018de9b1f69b7e334dc3fa43b815669e103880
lua-5.4.0-beta-tests.tar.gz 2019-10-02 125215 md5: 95e5a288b33c55fffe1e1c86795bcd14
sha1: 5ec9800a5ede441fb6e62d698de10146c7d04884
lua-5.4.0-beta-rc2.tar.gz 2019-10-08 345934 md5: 961e2692a10a4a3c6fe80086e4cbefd5
sha1: 5d018de9b1f69b7e334dc3fa43b815669e103880
diffs-lua-5.4.0-beta-rc1-rc2.html 2019-10-08 14495 md5: 6bc774a9f43c6c227968027cd7a79364
sha1: 418d6f81f374c6694c033573b7708fbe4c659447
diffu-lua-5.4.0-beta-rc1-rc2.html 2019-10-08 20690 md5: 37e7b6612d76fad8d829967e76d35eb4
sha1: f8c256a57b89611f39aee7bfe87cc35cbaa8e588
lua-5.4.0-beta-rc1.tar.gz 2019-10-02 345584 md5: eb6b27dfd42fb47aec5d1516c3487c68
sha1: 0813c72e04a349cf3623c7d44b7fd0abafe92fd7
diffs-lua-5.4.0-alpha-beta-rc1.html 2019-10-02 222854 md5: a8aad7fb974534240da07546f0faa3db
sha1: bfa1858ed77a4d90682ee58803cd3cae13ab1d9e
diffu-lua-5.4.0-alpha-beta-rc1.html 2019-10-02 303701 md5: a9421d546f991a8480fa22b778ff403e
sha1: c7d382556d9634a004374ec704bbefe7ee6ba1df
lua-5.4.0-alpha.tar.gz 2019-06-06 340580 md5: d49d30b394794b96ffad53513ac647a5
sha1: cf3559dc43cad35463740c6fbedeb1ea501e5e23
lua-5.4.0-alpha-rc2.tar.gz 2019-06-06 340580 md5: d49d30b394794b96ffad53513ac647a5
sha1: cf3559dc43cad35463740c6fbedeb1ea501e5e23
lua-5.4.0-alpha-rc1.tar.gz 2019-05-30 339959 md5: 56f18a477f5a962eeca4d5bb0ccad34b
sha1: def2b1be4c0a4eaab8afd25c8ba87f6a42074f3b
lua-5.4.0-work2.tar.gz 2018-06-18 325297 md5: 3cdf2a4eb84dde6b6aaf5d2d1de07be9
sha1: e8484e61c5c338e3ec2f75dbe0f6703d079fecf9
lua-5.4.0-work1.tar.gz 2018-03-13 319225 md5: 0ff232b8658884155a43cf72212edbd9
sha1: a8193b14ed3869917d1102cb0418cf9dfb0d9baf
diffs-lua-5.4.0-alpha-rc1-rc2.html 2019-06-06 25076 md5: f66afd169efa6e3166c8a933c915eb61
sha1: 22896e16000b1d4fe959b64d28423937ff58135b
diffu-lua-5.4.0-alpha-rc1-rc2.html 2019-06-06 35210 md5: 554666a4819aa8fcbb18d7c2715c1e51
sha1: 8265096fbf4aa9a2d92efb7fed83e9ca0769e4c4
diffs-lua-5.4.0-work2-alpha-rc1.html 2019-05-30 502064 md5: 04ef54daf334fc39be1debbedeccceeb
sha1: f03c7ca936d5c86703d7fe0040ede7390e3822b1
diffu-lua-5.4.0-work2-alpha-rc1.html 2019-05-30 682727 md5: f0e9f42c7ffb83fef4922d9d6fad1c56
sha1: 215f07ce059f595dcc6c25af0d5a23203ffd2c04
diffs-lua-5.4.0-work1-work2.html 2018-06-18 189216 md5: 2dbb58ed80a8d06d6ebd4c0b47f735fb
sha1: 0aa1522750ac1a1bcfd8c999b1fc23e54d7044a5
diffu-lua-5.4.0-work1-work2.html 2018-06-18 259877 md5: 10f60e6aef136fcf31017b796e0957a8
sha1: 2cb788f88cf07aae099c6e7a3b6d387628cf7895
lua-5.4.0-alpha-tests.tar.gz 2019-06-21 120930 md5: 29ac67931df4cbab58cdb04d5d81cbc6
sha1: 34a1be2ade08440c185eda60289bf372174afb18
lua-5.4.0-w2-tests.tar.gz 2018-06-19 111051 md5: ffb6e660a756b284c0d1f8a22395ca85
sha1: 86ab993840677c51fecdfd89b2cb0fdf59340c65

Latest releases

Lua 5.3.5 was released on 10 Jul 2018. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs. [NEW]

Lua 5.3.4 was released on 30 Jan 2017. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.

Lua 5.3.3 was released on 06 Jun 2016. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.

Lua 5.3.2 was released on 30 Nov 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.

Lua 5.3.1 was released on 17 Jun 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.

Lua 5.2.4 was released on 07 Mar 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.2. See the diffs.

Lua 5.3.0 was released on 12 Jan 2015. It is the first release of Lua 5.3.

Get a copy of these releases here.