LuaJIT on Tizen OS

April 29, 2016    Article    117 words    1 min read

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LuaJIT is a Just-In-Time Compiler (JIT) for the Lua programming language. Lua is a powerful, dynamic and light-weight programming language. It may be embedded or used as a general-purpose, stand-alone language.

Installing LuaJIT on your Tizen device is very easy, clone the LuaJIT repository, switch to the newest created directory, run make and make install.

$ git clone
$ luajit-2.0
$ make
$ sudo make install

If you want to follow the 2.1 development branch, switch to it after cloning the repo, otherwise use the stable 2.0 branch (master branch).

$ git checkout v2.1

Test if everything works as expected:

$ luajit -be "print('hello world')" test.out

Check out more information about LuaJIT and the Lua manual.