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From "Akins, Brian" <>
Subject Re: C as config
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2010 15:53:55 GMT
On 6/8/10 6:34 PM, "Sean Conner" <> wrote:

>   If your platform is x86, have you considered testing with LuaJIT?  It
> compiles Lua code directly into x86 code and is a drop-in replacement for
> lua (just link against libluajit instead of liblua).  The few tests I've
> done have been impressive [1].

>From earlier in the thread:

On 6/4/10 7:30 PM, "Paul Querna" <> wrote:

> Are you using LuaJIT 2?  The performance numbers its putting up seemed
> very impressive.

Yes and meh...


The issue is, it still running Lua. Which, while fast compared to lots of
other languages is still much slower than C.  Even when core httpd is doing
all the "heavy lifting" most of the CPU is spent doing Lua-stuff in our
case. And not even the interesting stuff...

Brian Akins

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