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- Subject: Re: Sucks being in the huge minority...
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 23:07:30 -0300
>I've discovered that short comments in lua, ala:
>-- this is a comment
>...don't work properly on the mac.
It sure does. I have Lua running on my LC III with no changes.
>That's because the compiler is looking for a new line by searching for
>"\r\n". Whereas on the mac, a new line is simply "\r".
Not true. The compiler is looking for "\n". It's the job of the C library
to translate incoming end-of-lines to "\n". That's what ANSI C says.
Perhaps you're using a file created on a different system and not translated
as a text file during transfer.