lua-users home
lua-l archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

That sounds like a job for a preprocessor, not so?  It would confuse the issue.

A particularly effective optimization would be detecting global table
calls (e.g. table.insert, math.sin) and automatically creating local
aliases. Can L2 do this?

steve d.

On Nov 20, 2007 8:48 AM, Asko Kauppi <> wrote:
> Not to discourage you, but I'd see inlining and the string.rep kind of
> optimizations easily doable via syntax modding (aka token filtering). It
> will still be a good thing to find such optimization points (btw, I've never
> needed string.rep myself...) but the eventual implementation could be merged
> with one of the filtering tools (MetaLua, luaSuper, ...).
> -asko