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- Subject: RE: Lua bytecodes and endian-ness
- From: "Greg McCreath" <Greg.McCreath@...>
- Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 09:16:47 +1000
My apologies for monopolizing your time on a Brazilian Saturday night.
Roger. So the 5.1.x luac will always generate (say) little-endian
bytecode and any other platforms will need to cross-compile that
bytecode (or the client platform requires the modified C code).?
From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, 11 June 2006 8:40 AM
To: Lua list
Subject: Re: Lua bytecodes and endian-ness
> This might be a silly question, but why did such an important thing
Because we aim at simplicity. We do understand that there is a need for
avoiding endianness issues; hence the modified lundump.c that I posted.
But that is not part of the core (perhaps we could add it to etc/).
See the threads below:
Now, endianness is not the only issue. See
I'm sorry for the inconvenience.
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