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- Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaJIT-2.0.0-beta1
- From: Mike Pall <mikelu-0911@...>
- Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 01:43:46 +0100
David Given wrote:
> If at any point you felt inclined to formalise and document the LJ2
> bytecode, it might be interesting as a target for other languages
> (assuming the bytecode is any easier to use than just emitting Lua, of
Emitting source is easier. But the semantic mismatches vs. other
languages make this an unattractive option.
LJ2 is an integrated VM and optimized for Lua. It's not a generic
JIT compiler backend. The ideas in there are up for grabs. Adapt
them to other languages and apply them to _their_ VMs.