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- Subject: Re: binary file portability?
- From: eugeny gladkih <john@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:46:40 +0400
>>>>> "RK" == Rob Kendrick <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> 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 :)
RK> Size, simplicity and performance. It might be nice to have
RK> a "blessed"
what performance do you speak of? that's mostly a time of disk
I/O. simplicity... it'll take a few lines of a code - maybe 50,
maybe less. the real probles is only the size, the size of string
RK> generic dumper/loader that people can choose to use rather than rolling
RK> their own changes every time, but the core of Lua itself excludes this
RK> functionality for those three reasons, IMO.
yep, that's great.
Yours sincerely, Eugeny.
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