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- Subject: RE: The Lua C API
- From: John Mckenna <jmckenna@...>
- Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 11:34:07 +0100
>From: Reuben Thomas [mailto:email@example.com]
>> is equivalent to
>> and this last version is faster.
>...which begs the question why the former isn't implemented as the
Because the former can do a lot more than just calling a function.
lua_dostring() can execute arbitrary chunks of Lua source. Calling a
function is a very limited special case - it's not surprising that there's a
faster way of doing it.
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