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Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> >  b) Create the ctype table on the fly when building Lua.
> >     May become difficult when cross-compiling (HOST_CC needed
> >     which uses the same encoding as the TARGET_CC).
> Another option is to create it on the fly when opening the Lua state.

Yes.  But please, if you go that route, pre-initialize the table
for ASCII and wrap the initialization with something like
"if ('A' != 65)" or "#ifdef USE_NONASCII_CHARSET" else most of the
Lua users would suffer only because of the EBCDIC guys.

Ciao, ET.