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

Am 17.11.13 14:43, schrieb Lourival Vieira Neto:
> On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
>> Am 17.11.13 13:32, schrieb Hubert Feyrer:
>>> On Sun, 17 Nov 2013, Marc Balmer wrote:
>>>> I plan to import it and to make it available to both lua(1) and lua(4)
>>> I wonder if we really need to get all this into NetBSD,
>>> instead of moving it to pkgsrc somehow.
>> Yes, we need it to handle structured binary data.
> BTW, I'm developing bitwiser library with a similar purpose.It is not
> ready already, but it could be helpful to handle binary data without
> copying it from/to Lua string in the future.
> LHF has lpack library [1], it could be an alternative to Roberto's struct.
> [1]

So before I commit anything (if at all), we will coordinate this effort
and maybe take the best of all libraries.  So that we have only one
module dealing with data.

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