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- Subject: Re: Coroutines Again :)
- From: "Sebby " <beast@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2000 03:16:38 -0000
--- In email@example.com, Daniel Krenn <daniel@k...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just wondering if any progress has been made with regards to adding
> coroutine support to LUA?? - This is the main stumbling block we've
> come across while trying set up cooperative character scripts...
I did post some code about 1-2 months ago about my lua co-routine
implementation (unfortunateley i could not post the whole code
because of a non disclosure agreement i'm under). You could use that
as a basis for lua co-routines. In general, minimal modifications are
needed to make coroutines for lua. Unfortunateley, the "quick"
solution tends to be less portable since it implies assembler code to
manipulate the system stack and can be unstable on some platforms
that make some assumptions about the stack (e.x: PS2). Another
solution that would be nice if implemented in Lua would be to make
lua stackless. This way coroutines could easily be implemented in a
Originaly, we wanted to use Lua as our scripting system. So i have
implemented a simple co-routine system on top of Lua. After some
tests, we are hoewver considering making our own scripter because of
some performance issues on the Playstation 2 platform.
Software engineer, Z-Axis Ltd.