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>Virgil Smith wrote:
>> Will _ALERT work for your purposes?
>It would, if there was one in Lua 5.0. I found nothing about it in
>the docs. If I am not mistaken there used to be an _ALERT in Lua 3.2...

_ALERT is present in Lua 5.0 for compatibility, but it's not part of the core,
it's simply a protocol that lua.c uses.

The ony way to catch error messages is on the C side. Try lua_pcall and your
own error function.