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Re: A Library for Converting Data to and from C Structs for Lua

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
> Am 20.11.13 10:26, schrieb Justin Cormack:
>> On 20 Nov 2013 08:38, "Marc Balmer" < 
>> <>>
>> wrote:
>>> > Now we need a name that covers both uses cases.  It could be "memory"
>>> > because it deals with memory, or just "data", which I favour.
>>> >
>>> > Opinions on the name?
>>> Since no one replied, it will go by the name 'data' and be available for
>>> "both" Luas.
>>> @lneto: I will start with the pack/unpack parts, you can then add your
>>> stuff whenever you want, ok?
>> I don't have opinions on the name but I do have a set of feature
>> requirements. I am currently using luaffi which needs some work to
>> remove the non portable parts, but that's not far off. Happy to switch
>> but I do need access to struct members like tables, nested structs,
>> unions, casts, metatables for structs. If there was an outline design
>> doc that would be helpful.
> I suggest we discuss this library in Toulouse, OK?

I think it would be very nice. But, please send me your thoughts after =).

Lourival Vieira Neto

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