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Hi Luiz,

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).?


-----Original Message-----
From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo [] 
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
> change?

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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