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- Subject: Re: ANN: LuaState (A C++ Lua Wrapper and enhanced Lua 4.1 Distribution)
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 14:13:17 -0200 (EDT)
>New String Formatting Enhancements
>format has been extended with the following control types. The use of
>these control types makes it easy to write binary file formats to disk.
Nice, but how do you read them back?
I think this functionality would be better in a separate library,
perhaps along the lines of Perl's pack/unpack.
John Belmonte, in a posting of 6 Feb, mentioned that he was working in a library
like that. (The alignment problem he mentioned is now corrected.)