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- Subject: Re: future of bytecode verifier
- From: David Jones <drj@...>
- Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 19:55:36 +0000
On 4 Mar 2009, at 18:58, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
Following several bytecode exploits found by the relentless Peter
and others, we are considering dropping the bytecode verifier
Lua 5.2. It seems useless to make a promise that we can't seem to
without a much more complicated verifier than the current one, and
with the need for costly runtime checks as well.
A bold move that sheds a load of code. I like it.