cgit-lua: to jit or not to jit

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at
Tue Jan 14 03:16:33 CET 2014

On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 3:10 AM, demetri <demetri.spanos at> wrote:
> 1) PUC Lua works on more machines/architectures (though Mike has
> substantially closed the gap for most architectures people care about in a
> non-embedded non-mobile environment)

Do you know what the gap is?

LuaJIT supports x86, x86_x64, arm, ppc, e500, and mips. I guess that
leaves, what? Sparc, AVR, ia64, ... other obscure ones? Hmm..

> 2) some Linux distributions include PUC Lua but few have LuaJIT installed
> by default, so from the user's perspective LuaJIT is one more dependency.
> Some people care about this and others don't.

Good point.

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