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Patrick Donnelly <> writes:
>>> 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?
> [1]

If so, that's totally great -- less glue code needed!

However I assume that FFI-in-normal-Lua doesn't have any of the speed
advantage of FFI-in-LuaJIT, so for speed-critical functionality,
things like bulk-interfaces are probably still necessary.


Would you like fries with that?