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- Subject: Re: What about using linenoise?
- From: Javier Guerra <javier@...>
- Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 06:07:49 -0500
steve donovan wrote:
> Mike Pall has pointed out that readline is something you want to keep
> out of your standalone Lua executable, because it significantly slows
> down non-interactive calls. It's better then to have a special
> interactive Lua, maybe even completely in Lua as David Manura has
> suggested. And you can do clever, useful stuff with readline .
> (BTW, I packaged the last patch as a loadable extension if anyone is
isn't it much easier to just use rlwrap? i use it with other interpreters and interpreter-like tools. there might be some limitations, but nothing i've hit yet.