[vlc-devel] a pitfall when cross-compiling win32 build on 64bit machine

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Dec 14 09:10:28 CET 2011

On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 02:01:09 -0500, Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org>
> The .lua files (not compiled) should work fine, I think we used luac
> only to reduce binary size of VLC package.

The main motivation was speed up. Interpreting byte code is much faster
than interpreting source code.

There are a lot of lua scripts nowadays. For demuxer probing, LUA is now
certainly the main bottleneck by far now (I have not measured though).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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