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On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:23 AM, Miles Bader <> wrote:
> Patrick Donnelly <> writes:
>>>  - write it in pure Lua? first is the speed, maybe LuaJIT may fast,
>>> then, using Lua to do actually render?
>> Yes! Use LuaJIT 2.x with FFI. I believe plenty of people have already
>> have opengl FFI bindings written. Just google around. With the FFI, it
>> should be lightning fast...
> The annoying problem though, is that LuaJIT+FFI, however great (and it
> is great!), isn't really a portable solution.  Maybe some people don't
> care, but I do.  I want to gain the benefits when possible, but still
> have the _ability_ to run with normal Lua (which is portable).

Someone recently ported FFI to regular Lua IIRC [1]. This may be acceptable?


- Patrick Donnelly