Last few days were spent on migration to a new Lua glue API. This should greatly reduce the amount of bugs (or possibility of bugs). I'm also expecting the glue code to shrink by quite a lot, while being more readable. After the new API is in, it'll go through heavy testing and alpha 10 release will arrive. I'm roughly expecting that for next week.
Besides the new API, the new release will include quite a few other things:
And lots of other changes, as well as tons of fixes.