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On 2009-11-30, Matt Campbell <> wrote:
> I've noticed that Lua 5.1 bytecode, compiled with the -s option, doesn't
> compress as well as the equivalent Lua source code.  I have a Lua source
> tree that's about 1.4 MB uncompressed, and when I compress it with 7-Zip
> using LZMA and solid compression, the archive's file size is 183,262 bytes.
> But when I compress the equivalent bytecode, that archive's file size is
> 265,289 bytes.

What was your bytecode *uncompressed* size??