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- Subject: Re: Automated Win32 bindings with Alien?
- From: Fabio Mascarenhas <mascarenhas@...>
- Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 11:51:59 -0200
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 11:03 AM, steve donovan
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 2:49 PM, Jack Surfer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Although I have a question for him: how are you storing the results of
> the header parsing? Obviously it would be an expensive operation to
> repeat each time. What is the 'database'?
I think serializing to a Lua table representing the header information
would be best, and fastest to get the information back.
> I am impressed with Jerome's bindings: looking at his examples, these
> are proper Windows API programs, done in Lua. Definitely something
> that needs to be part of LfW, even if as an add-on via LuaRocks.
> A question for Fabio: what are the issues with Alien for 64-bit Windows?
I don't have a 64-bit Windows VM for testing, so I don't know. But it
works fine on Linux x64, so I think it should work. Could anyone try?
> steve d.