Re: [code] [textadept] Poll: LuaJIT Version Users

From: Ryan Pusztai <rpusztai.att.gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:18:42 +0000

I don't use the LuaJIT version, only the normal version.

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Ryan
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On Mon, Apr 23, 2018, 5:30 PM Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Back in 2014 (wow, it's been longer than I thought) I polled[1] this list
> for users of Textadept's LuaJIT version. Recent experiments with 64-bit Mac
> builds have yielded some LuaJIT pain, so Robert suggested another poll in
> order to potentially save me some trouble :)
>
> Poll: is there anyone still using the LuaJIT version of Textadept?
> (textadeptjit.exe on Windows, Textadept.app with TEXTADEPTJIT=1 env
> variable on Mac, textadeptjit on Linux/BSD) If so, what OS are you running
> on?
>
> As a refresher, from the FAQ[2]: "Other than access to the FFI Library,
> textadeptjit does not provide any noteworthy benefits. It used to be the
> case that textadeptjit was slightly faster when loading large files, but
> Textadept 6.1 was the last version that had a noticible difference between
> the two." Note that 6.1 was released at the end of 2012 (more than 5 years
> ago).
>
> This is not a "majority rules" poll. If the JIT version is critical to
> your line of work, then I'll keep working on it. As I recall, we had one
> such responder to 2014's poll despite all other responses being in favor of
> dropping LuaJIT support.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
>
> [1]: https://foicica.com/lists/code/201412/2186.html
> [2]: https://foicica.com/textadept/FAQ.html
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