Re: Features for the facilitation of sandbox construction

  • From: Erik Lindroos <gliptic@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2012 13:48:28 +0200

On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Philipp Kutin <philipp.kutin@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> Something like this would be great, but I don't see how it's possible
> with the FFI API. There's ffi.cast, but it's described as working only
> for scalars, and indeed, LuaJIT complains when I try to feed it the
> example I posted:

A pointer is a scalar. Although, I don't really see the point of this. The
user can do all manner of bad things with FFI types, with or without const
on the variables. No hand-holding.

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