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- Subject: Re: Lua bytecode doesn't compress well (with LZMA)
- From: Leo Razoumov <slonik.az@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 07:09:45 -0500
On 2009-11-30, Matt Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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??