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- Subject: RE: LuaBinaries and the RTL DLL for 5.2
- From: "Antonio Scuri" <scuri@...>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 14:24:17 -0200
> MSVC runtime usage for other Windows scripting solutions...
> Python 2.6 uses msvcr90.dll
> Strawberry Perl 5.10 uses msvcrt.dll
> Lua 5.1 (for windows) uses msvc80.dll
> If perl can use msvcrt.dll why shouldn't Lua?
Well If Python uses msvcr90.dll why shouldn't Lua? :)
BTW I guess that Python has a much more interesting distribution package
> One argument that Lua, as an extension language, should be directly
> linkable to existing software.
But what existing software use as RTL? This is not easily answered.
> Another argument that Lua, as a standalone system, should use simplest
> runtime environment with least dependencies.
Agree, don't get me wrong I would love to use MSVCRT.DLL but I still think
that there are more cons than pros.
> 2010/1/15 Luís Eduardo Jason Santos <email@example.com>:
> > Antonio Scuri escreveu:
> >> As always the problem is not the compiler. MingW still uses the
> >> MSVCRT.DLL.
> > In fact, MinGW lets you choose your C runtime at compilation time. (I
> > know exactly since when).
> > .. -lmsvcr90
> > --
> > Luís Eduardo Jason Santos