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- Subject: Re: Perl -> Lua
- From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa@...>
- Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 16:57:00 +0100
On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 12:21 -0700, Jim Mellander wrote:
> Hi everyone:
> I'm porting honeyd to an embedded environment, which has gone
> swimmingly, up to the point where it runs the plugins to handle each
> protocol. Some plugins are compiled C, which isn't problematic, but
> some are Perl code, which requires at minimum the microperl binaary,
> which isn't micro (in my book) at ~1M
> The plugins use a similar paradigm to programs run via inetd - the
> inbound network traffic is sent to the program via stdin, and stdout
> from the program is sent back out to the network.
> Anyway, I thought of porting the plugins to lua - does anyone know of
> any tools to ease the effort? Any advice, hints, suggestions, etc.?
no, but i wish someone rewrote shorewall-perl and ferm in lua. Exactly
same situation. Works fine with miniperl which is still way to big.
Would be nice to hear how it goes.
> Thanks in advance