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> Am 19.09.2015 um 19:41 schrieb Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <>:
>> Is it possible in pure Lua to compile Lua source code to bytecode and dump the resulting binary bytecode to file?
> We used to distribute this file luac.lua:
> -- bare-bones luac in Lua
> -- usage: lua luac.lua file.lua
> assert(arg[1]~=nil and arg[2]==nil,"usage: lua luac.lua file.lua")
> f=assert("luac.out","wb"))
> assert(f:write(string.dump(assert(loadfile(arg[1])))))
> assert(f:close())

perfect.  many thanks, also to the others that replied.

(I am writing a small Lua script to compile Lua source to a native binary, call it ‚luacc‘ ;)