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On Nov 5, 2004, at 11:25 AM, Philip Plumlee wrote:
<x-tad-smaller>Lua d00dz:</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>In Perl, there is some secret punctuation mark, $^ or</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>some such, that reveals the folder path to the current</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>script. If the script were C:/foo/, then $^</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>might return C:/foo/ or C:/foo/</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>What's the equivalent, if any, in Lua? Where am I?</x-tad-smaller>
<x-tad-smaller>   Phlip</x-tad-smaller>

There is no guaranteed way of getting this info; you might be executing lua script from a string that was put together in memory by other lua code. However, for the common case of simply loading and executing a text file on disk,
debug.getinfo( 1 )
might get you what you want.

-- Tim Gogolin