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On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:22:23 +0400
eugeny gladkih <> wrote:

> could someone tell me why doesn't Lua have the portable
> bytecode? we support x86, amd64, IA64, Sparc 32 and Sparc 64
> CPUs, so I have to compile the Lua code for them all. my dream
> is only one compilation and new package loader, the loader which
> 'll be able to load the code from zip file :)

Size, simplicity and performance.  It might be nice to have a "blessed"
generic dumper/loader that people can choose to use rather than rolling
their own changes every time, but the core of Lua itself excludes this
functionality for those three reasons, IMO.