[luatex] Bytecode architecture-independence
taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Nov 19 19:15:26 CET 2009
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> I recently read in another thread that one difference between texlua and
> stock lua is that bytecode is architecture-independent with texlua.
> Just to be sure, does it mean one can compile something with texluac and
> then distribute the compiled file, and expect it to be correctly
> executed by texlua on all platforms?
Yes (if your receiver has an approximately correct luatex version,
otherwise you can get runtime errors due to inferface changes)
> If so, since which version of LuaTeX (I seem to remember that it has not
> been always true)?
Since version 0.38.0
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