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- Subject: Re: Getting lua release number
- From: "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore@...>
- Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 16:00:02 +0000
2008/10/30 Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Is there a way, within Lua, of getting the Lua release number (e.g.
>> 5.1.4)? Basically, like _VERSION, but with the 3rd digit.
> No. The differences between minor releases should never affect Lua programs,
> except of course for bug fixes. In other words, there are no new features
> in minor releases.
Fair enough. It's not a huge deal.
> What are you trying to do?
Check on the precise version of Lua included in an embedded app. But
as you say, it's not of any practical use to me. I can ask the
developer, or get and check the source code, if I really care.