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- Subject: Re: BIG request, someone can port luajit ffi module to lua?
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 18:19:09 +0900
"Gunnar Zötl" <email@example.com> writes:
>> > However LuaJIT is so popular, and its popularity only set to increase,
>> > I'm worried that this could be the start of fragmentation such as we
>> > have never had to deal with before in Lua.
>> I share the same worry.
> Me, three... ok, stupid joke.
> I don't use LuaJIT, but I thought it does support standard lua
> modules. However, now I get the impression that this has been dumped in
> favor of the FFI? This may be a stupid question, but nonetheless, I am
> quite curious as to why that was done (if it was).
No, but FFI allows much faster calls into C. So it's very attractive in
those cases where it's possible to use...
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