[erlang-questions] LuaJIT on Erlang

Felix Gallo <>
Wed Aug 17 20:02:12 CEST 2016


There are a number of different ways to do what you want.

Luerl (https://github.com/rvirding/luerl) is an implementation of lua in
erlang.  This is the safest method but uses the BEAM.  I'd recommend you
try this first to see if it really is too slow for your needs.

F.

On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 10:52 AM, Arshad Ansari <>
wrote:

> Hello there,
> We have existing business logic in Lua, which is a lot of scripts. We've
> been using it by calling it from C (freediameter) and through LuaJIT. Beam
> is much slower when compared to LuaJIT execution (as claimed by many) and
> I'm now tasked with making erlang to work with those lua scripts but not
> using lua only. Rather, it has to be using LuaJit. Every example I've seen
> using luerl and other such libraries are directly executing lua and I'm not
> able to find a way to do the same with JIT. Can anyone point me in right
> direction?
>
> Regards,
> Arshad
>
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