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> The program that I have written uses a custom file format based on XML.
> Everything that the program needs is in this file including my Lua
> script.  Because the file isn't totally a Lua script, I load the script
> using the function luaL_loadbuffer.  I do not want this implementation
> detail to be shown to the user, but when an error occurs the error is
> something like what is shown below.  I do not want the first 16
> characters.  I know I can remove that portion before I present it to the
> user, but I was wondering if this is the preferred approach for this
> problem.  I want to make sure I'm using the correct function.
> [string "Temp"]:10: bad argument #1

I'm not sure what you mean, but if you're giving "Temp" as the name of
the chunk, try giving something that starts with "=". Then it'll be
shown verbatim (with '=' removed).