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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.3 JIT
- From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@...>
- Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2017 17:10:33 +0000
On 4 March 2017 at 08:36, Alex Larsen <email@example.com> wrote:
> LuaJIT does not support 5.3 and given the fact that the project has been
> pretty dead recently I don't think it ever will. This sucks because I really
> like 5.3 but the performance of PUC-Rio's implementation is really terrible
> compared to LuaJIT.
LuaJIT is pretty alive - you need to follow stuff on GitHub. However,
if you want LuaJIT for 5.3, I am not sure that will ever happen.
> Will Lua 5.3 ever get a JIT compiler? It's been about 2 years since it's
> release yet nothing.
Well there is Ravi (https://github.com/dibyendumajumdar/ravi) which I
am building. There is also a new initiative from IBM
(https://github.com/Leonardo2718/lua-vermelha). But neither of these
will match LuaJIT.