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- Subject: Re: Version best suitable for restricted environments
- From: Asko Kauppi <askok@...>
- Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 15:30:05 +0300
Any version >= 5.0.2 is rather fine. Lua people often use a bit
older versions, if they provide the features they want.
What are your uc capabilities (RAM size, FPU or none)?
Wiki (http://lua-users.org/wiki/) is worth a look, but often
outdated, and reference to which version (Lua 4 or 5) is not always
src/luaconf.h is your first place to look; one can customize Lua to
use any number type (almost), only integers etc. If you want
performance but no functionality crippleness, there's also a known-
good but experimental integer patch for this usage: http://
Prepare to have 100-200kB for code (you can strip parts of Lua easily
off, if you need). Some 100+ kB of RAM, depending on your use (bare
launching Lua takes some 40kB). Search the list for more comments
from people along the years.
Lua 4 and Lua 5 are not very different, when it comes to their
Jose Marin kirjoitti 4.4.2007 kello 14:30:
What's the Lua version best suitable for restricted environments
(like using microcontrollers)?
It's allways best to use the last version, or there is some
specific version of Lua best for very restricted projects?
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