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- Subject: Re: lua.c dolibrary not installing traceback - bug or by design?
- From: roberto@... (Roberto Ierusalimschy)
- Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 14:27:57 -0300
> Let load.lua contain this:
> function f() error'fail' end; f()
> Running any of these produces an error and traceback:
> lua load.lua
> lua -e 'require "load.lua"'
> But running this produces an error with no traceback:
> lua -lload
> This occurs because dolibrary in lua.c does not install traceback. It could do
> so if the pcall is replaced with a docall as in dofile and dostring.
> Is this behavior intentional?
Not at all. This is a bug. Thanks for the report.