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

On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 7:57 PM, Marc Balmer <> wrote:
> 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.


Lourival Vieira Neto

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