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Lua distribution

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So you have made a program in Lua. You want to give it to people to run. You run into two problems right away: one, you don’t want to require people to install Lua to run your program, and two, you may not want them to have your source code (if it’s a commercial program). So, what to do?

If we were in a language like C, we could precompile our program into a binary and distribute that. So, since Lua can very closely integrate with C, can we do that with Lua? The answer turns out to be “yes”.
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Written by randrews

August 8th, 2011 at 10:05 am

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