lualib for Macintosh and Power Macintosh Systems running MacOS
Claudio Terra, 1998 ([hidden email])
This file contains notes about Macintosh Lua libraries.
These libraries have been compiled with Metrowerks CodeWarrior Pro 3. A
CW Pro 3 project is provided for making a Lua stand-alone application
with a simple console. All console routines are those provided by the
Metrowerks SIOUX library. This library is pretty slow in some cases; this
is not a problem with Lua.
If you exit the user input loop (by typing Control-D or through the Lua
function "exit()") the terminal will stay active, as indicated by the
SIOUX status bar shown atop the console. SIOUX provides clipboard
functions, scrollback, and the option to save the session to a text file.
The distribution package:
After decoding and decompressing the distribution package, you'll get two
folders within "lualib 3.1 release":
- static lualib31 -- lua libraries, PPC and 68K
- Lua using lualib31 -- a project for making Lua stand-alone using lualib
The file lua31lualib.prj is a CodeWarrior IDE 3.0 project file. If you
have problems opening this file, two text files are provided with lists
of files for both the PPC and 68K builds (lua31lualib_68K.text and
Please send any comments/bug reports to the Lua discussion list:
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970610 - Preliminary Release, from 3.0 beta code
970703 - Port of Lua 3.0
970703 - Rev. 1:
. enhanced console behaviour
. built icons, version and minimal balloon help resources
980713 - Port of Lua 3.1 (Mac Rev. 2)
980714 - lualib 3.1 Mac release.