LC on Raspberry Pi3

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Sep 2 19:50:45 EDT 2017


hh wrote:

> No, vice versa. ImageJIT (= LC as GUI + luajit via shell) on Raspberry 3 is
> faster as 'LC with LCS only' on the 3 GHZ CPU (a linux box).
> 
> The Raspi app lets do the core processing of the raw imageData by luajit
> and the 'LC with LCS only' is running with my fastest LC Scripts.
> 
> Doing both on the 3 GHZ:
> ImageJIT runs in average 50 times faster than the fastest LC scripts I know
> (and I know a lot, incl. Bernd's and Wilhelm's scripts). ImageJIT is without
> a decent GPU about as fast as running the image processing by javascript in
> a browser widget using a decent GPU.
> 
> I built last year standalones using LC 6 for Mac/Win/linux.
> ** Just try yourself. Then you will believe what I claimed at top of this post.
> As these are "beta"-versions, the code is not yet available. I#ll share it when finished is already again in my "top-ten-to-do".
> 
> The standalones hopefully run on all machines that are able to run LC 6.5.
> More info and download available here (luajit binaries from the ufo project
> by "malkia" are included).
> 
> Using a FFI: hhImageJIT
> http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?p=143932#p143932
> 
> p.s. lua (without JIT compiler of Mike Pall) does image processing at about
> the same speed as LC Script.

Thanks.  Good to know.  It would be nice if we had some JIT-like option 
for getting closer to machine code.

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
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