[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] Refuse to use luac when cross-compiling

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Fri Feb 10 12:59:36 CET 2012

Le 2012-02-10 06:43, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012 06:32:15 -0500, Rafaël Carré <funman at videolan.org>
> wrote:
>> Although I just noticed we can generate luac from (lib?)vlc itself so we
>> could even generate luac files at install as an enhancement.
> This would need more space,

luac files seem to be larger than lua

Some discussion from #lua

06:57 < rjek> The compiler is very, very, very quick.
06:57 < rjek> No, bytecode files tend to be /larger/ than sources for any
              non-trivial source file.
06:57 < Kinnison> Unless the source is full of huge comments
06:58 < funman> ah you're right
06:58 < rjek> And if data space is your concern, stripping out comments and
              whitespace with something like LuaSrcDiet and then using gzip
              ends up with something very much smaller.

> be more failure-prone (look at the cache-gen
> problems...) and slower. Thanks but no thanks.

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