[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: luachunk-0.1
ajnsit at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 12:48:15 CEST 2012
On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Kristopher Micinski
<krismicinski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh, this is nice, we have our undergrads implement a compiler to Lua
> bytecode as part of their term projects, and currently use a homebrew
> OCaml package. This seems to be pretty complete, however, and it
> would be interesting for me to reimplement some stuff with this..
Please do! It would be great to have some real world testing.
> Unfortunately the Lua bytecode isn't really documented or intended to
> be generated, meaning that you essentially have to reverse engineer
> it. (Maybe not "unfortunately;" it's not meant to be used like that,
> but unfortunately for people looking to find projects to assign
I used the excellent "A No-Frills Introduction to Lua 5.1 VM
Highly recommended to get a quick overview of the entire bytecode format.
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