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

Am 17.11.13 13:20, schrieb Justin Cormack:
> On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 12:05 PM, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
>> I came accross a small library for converting data to an from C structs
>> for Lua, written by Roberto Ierusalimschy:
>> I plan to import it and to make it available to both lua(1) and lua(4)
>> as follows:
>> The source code will be imported into
>> ${NETBSDSRCDIR}/sys/external/mit/struct unaltered and then be modified
>> to compile on NetBSD.
>> Then ${NETBSDSRCDIR}/sys/module/luastruct/ and
>> ${NETBSDSRCDIR}/lib/lua/struct/ directories will be added with the
>> respective Makefiles etc.
> I always found this library so un user friendly that I would rather
> program in C. Not sure it was meant as much more than a proof of
> concept. YMMV.

Well possible that I uses a different library that I wrote for data
handling.  You know pack/unpack from python?

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