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- Subject: RES: FW: srlua extension to run with glued zip file
- From: André de Leiradella <leiradella@...>
- Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 22:21:25 -0300
> I'm confused. Why don't you just use the linker to put in the data
> that you want? The most portable way to do this is just stuff
> everything into a const char and compile it. If you want to skip
> the octets->.c->.o overhead I suppose you could use objcopy to go
> directly from octets->.o, or use a linker script for more control.
One problem with that is that your char array will seat in RAM even
after it has been compiled by Lua, which looks like a waste. Reading
from somewhere (a file, a chunk of data at the end of the executable or
a Windows resource, be them compressed or not) does not waste memory.
Andre de Leiradella