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On 11-Oct-05, at 5:20 PM, David Burgess wrote:

In lua 5.1,  while we are looking at lua.c and args

I think the creation of the "arg" variable should be guarded with


The arg variable gives you access to more things than ... does; for example, you can extract the script name with arg[0]

$ cat argtest.lua
for k, v in pairs(arg) do print(k, v) end

$ lua51 argtest.lua a b c
1       a
2       b
3       c
0       argtest.lua
-1      lua51