RE: FFI enums are now always boxed

  • From: William Adams <william_a_adams@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:39:27 +0000

By Mike's brief "No", I take it he's referring to:


Where it explicitly says: No Hand-holding


There's a fine line here I think.  There's a lot of

'convenience' being added to the FFI.  It can't 

be helped that this will bleed into general 

language usage.


Personally, I don't use enums if I don't have to, 

preferring just plain number constants instead, 

and I'm willing to change .h files to get that.


-- William

> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:39:26 +0200
> From: mike-1207@xxxxxxxxxx
> To: luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: FFI enums are now always boxed
> Francesco Abbate wrote:
> > These are just some quite straightforward suggestions but I strongly
> > advice to remove the string equality feature of enumerations.
> No.
> --Mike

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