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- Subject: Re: Lack of bytecode optimization in Lua
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:40:24 -0700
On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Egor Skriptunoff
> It seems that Lua does not make an attempt to optimize
> bytecode (probably to reduce LOC of Lua sources?)
> -- Egor
An optimizer would be a source of bugs and complexity for not a whole
lot of practical benefit on typical workloads, so I would assume
that's the reason.
There is at least one Lua bytecode optimizer that has been released on
the list in recent history.