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On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Mike Pall <> wrote:
> - goto: good, on my TODO list

That's cool. LuaJIT is an attractive target for translation these days
and I remember that Fabien needed goto for code generation from

What would be useful is some kind of #line directive.  Not absolutely
essential, if you keep an explicit line matching table and the script
execution is under your control (as in LuaMacro) but definitely a good
thing if you want to embed bytecode in your application.

> - __gc for tables: bad idea, roadblock for further GC evolution

I can not immediately see the problem with allowing Lua objects
control over their finalization; any issues that spring to mind?

steve d.