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On 18/12/2014 23:59, Steven Degutis wrote:
If someone were to port Lua (i.e. src/*.{c,h}) to another language
besides C, in a piecemeal way and by porting minimally sized chunks of
code at a time, so that at every step the incomplete port would be
able to at least compile, in what order should such a person port the
source files? Any advice on this would be over-enthusiastically


I would choose a mixed mode compiler so that common linkage and debug etc. is easier, even if this is not the final choice.

Mirroring data structures will need to be done early.