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On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 6:15 AM, Peter Odding <> wrote:
>> So it would appear to me that at least Ubuntu now uses Lua while
>> preparing its boot sequence (hwmatch.lua is contained in the grub-pc
>> package).
>> Bit of an endorsement.

a slightly bigger bit is the fact that apt also has a Lua core.

> GRUB version 2 can indeed be scripted with Lua. If anyone's interested,
> provides more information.

didn't know that!  of course, when you want to load a minimal engine
from bootsectors, Lua fits the bit

another widely known tool that uses Lua to keep sanity of the developer is nmap