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- Subject: Re: Lua 4.1 Alpha and binary compilation
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 11:42:53 -0300
>> The ldumplib library simply adds a function called "dump" that takes a Lua
>> function and converts it to a (binary) string identical to the contents of
>> a file created by luac.
>So this could be used by tests/save.lua to also save functions?
Yes, but you have to be careful to convert the string returned by "dump"
to a printable string, that is, escape all non printable characters.
Of course, gsub is your friend for this...