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> From: Enno Rehling
> benjamin sunshine-hill wrote:
> > I'm guessing you didn't encapsulate the Lua header file(s) 
> in extern 
> > "C".
> This is such a common problem. Why is it that the lua headers 
> don't come 
> with the standard "if you include me in C++, I'll help you 
> with the extern" 
> trick?
> #ifdef __cplusplus
> extern"C" {
> #endif
> ... header goes in here
> #ifdef __cplusplus
> }
> #endif

Because it's not an issue with Lua. It's an issue with C++. It's well
documented on the wiki what you have to do. It's no different from
trying to get Lua to compile on a system that has a different compiler
or different number size. Lua is ANSI C - the above is not ANSI C code.