lua-users home
lua-l archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Brad Jorsch <> wrote:
> Part of security in our case is performance and resource usage; we'd need to
> make sure someone can't somehow abuse coroutines to bypass the CPU or memory
> limits in our sandbox.

It looks like to me you are using ulimit for that. I don't see a
problem with keeping coroutines in.

> If you have a compelling use case for coroutines in the context of MediaWiki
> and Scribunto, let us know.

Advanced iterators alone should be sufficient reason to include
coroutines. I wrote a few brief words on this in the Nmap book's
section on parallelism:

- Patrick Donnelly