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- Subject: Re: Bug: long strings with REALLY long delimiters…
- From: dyngeccetor8 <dyngeccetor8@...>
- Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:02:39 +0300
On 12/14/18 3:12 AM, nobody wrote:
> I think something like 0x2000_0000 (or 0x2000 in case 16-bit ints are a thing)
> is better, because generated code is something people do.
I'm for 2GiB limit too.
> A simple way to include any piece of textual data in a generated Lua script is
> to put it in a long string. (You don't have "%q" outside of Lua.) The simplest
> way to do that is to count the largest sequence of ='s in it and add one more in
> the separator.
Finding longest "=" sequence is arguably simplest and not optimal. I prefer
finding shortest long closing quote: min(N): ("]" "=" ^ N "]") not in string.
This algorithm have no worst cases.
Sample implementation at