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- Subject: Re: [ANN] ZeroMQ bindings with LuaJIT2 FFI support.
- From: "Robert G. Jakabosky" <bobby@...>
- Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:40:13 -0800
On Saturday 19, Mike Pall wrote:
> Another metric that would be interesting to compare, is the effort
> it takes to create the different kinds of bindings. Ok, so the
> Lua/C API binding was first and ZeroMQ has a learning curve. But
> the FFI library has a learning curve, too. Do you have an estimate
> on the time it took you to finish the bindings?
I spent a few hours making the first version of the FFI based binding to
ZeroMQ, but then I spent a few more hours profiling, optimizing and debugging
those bindings. With my bindings generator it would take me about the same
amount of time to create normal Lua bindings vs. FFI base bindings.
Robert G. Jakabosky