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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Sema (beta) - Lua-scripted Service Manager
- From: Justin Cormack <justin@...>
- Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2013 18:55:48 +0100
On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 1:46 AM, Rena <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Very interesting. When I look at the innards of a Linux OS I see a lot of
> scripts and text-based config files in all manner of different formats and
> languages. Many are shell scripts, some are preprocessed shell scripts or
> DSLs interpreted by a particular application, and practically every config
> file has its own unique format. Some are even Perl and Python. I've long
> thought it'd be quite interesting to try to replace all of them with Lua.
I have been working towards this, see
https://github.com/justincormack/ljsyscall - its currently LuaJIT only
but there will be a standard Lua port later. It is a work in progress
but there is just about enough to boot a system in Lua only.