Re: LuaJIT for Android

  • From: Henk Boom <henk@xxxxxxx>
  • To: luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 12:59:26 -0400

On 19 August 2012 10:49, steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Craig Barnes <craigbarnes85@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The LuaJIT FFI can't call into Java code, no. Something like LuaJava
>> is required to translate/abstract all the Javaisms.
> Exactly.  However, thereafter it gets easier since LJ uses reflection
> to call Java code, so practically all the API is available without
> further bindings.
> More relevant to LuaJIT would be writing applications entirely at the
> C level, where ffi would be useful & needed:

Interesting, are there any advantages to using LuaJava over the NDK
through the ffi? I would think that using e.g. OpenGL through the NDK
would be more efficient due to less vm->vm data wrangling, is that


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