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- Subject: Re: dostring and precompiled code
- From: "Cary O'Brien" <cobrien@...>
- Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2001 08:30:37 -0500 (EST)
> >PS: Btw, why does dostring rejects precompiled code at the moment? Is it
> >considered too dangerous? Afaics it should work.
> Besides being a little dangerous, there's no way to get precompiled code
> except from a file. In that case, why not use dofile instead?
We are looking at using lua in an embedded environment where there is no
file system. I can imagine situations where we might want to send precompiled
code to the system over the communications link.
Another example might be a workflow system where trigger functions were
stored in a database.