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Re: Lua as a scripting language in NetBSD


On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 4:05 PM, der Mouse 
<> wrote:
>>>> The memory requirements are actually low, 64K RAM per state.
>>> That doesn't strike me as all that low, in the kernel.
>> I understand where you're coming from, but these days that kind of
>> overhead fits in the Unix kernel on cellphones.
> Has NetBSD lost its interest in running on old or otherwise constrained
> hardware, then? ÂI know lots of machines - I even own some - where 64K
> of overhead in the kernel is nontrivial.

You don't need to use every new feature on yourold hardware. lua
doesn't need to be linked to the kernel when there are no modules
using it. or better should be loaded as kernel module with another
module using it.




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