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Sample code used in LDT to generate AST [message #1219040] Sat, 30 November 2013 03:14 Go to next message
coco peng is currently offline coco pengFriend
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Registered: November 2013
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I have just downloaded LDT and want to develop a lua obfuscator in java based Eclipse.
How can I use LDT to parse a lua source file in java ? I want to create the AST.Is there any sample code I can learn from?

Thanks in advance.
Re: Sample code used in LDT to generate AST [message #1219222 is a reply to message #1219040] Mon, 02 December 2013 17:06 Go to previous message
Marc Aubry is currently offline Marc AubryFriend
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Registered: August 2012
Hi coco peng,

There are no ready to use solution to use build an Lua AST in java, but here some pointors:

The ast is created using metalua:
documentation :
source code :

Here an example of how we use metalua from Lua in LDT:

To call lua files from a java code, we use JNLua

Here an example on how we call Metalua using JNLua in LDT:
The super class:
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