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- Subject: Re: checking userdata type from lua
- From: "Daniel Collins" <daniel.collins@...>
- Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 22:50:28 +0930
> > Or do you just rely on the errors that arise when
> non-existant table
> > entries are accessed?
> That's what I do in my libraries. I have never felt the need
> to test the type of udata in Lua.
That's a very polite way of suggesting I let go of the desire for strong
And you are correct, there is not much I can do with the udata in lua
apart from call C methods, and they already do check the type.
If at some point I do really need udata type checking in lua, I will
follow Roberto's suggestion and implement something like io.type.