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- Subject: Re: Lua Popularity FYI
- From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@...>
- Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 11:49:22 -0500
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 6:15 AM, Peter Odding <email@example.com> 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
>> 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,
> http://grub.enbug.org/LUASupport 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