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On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 6:09 AM, Luiz Henrique de
Figueiredo<> wrote:
>> Could we get a C API function that allows us to query Lua's version
>> without needing to open a Lua state. Something like:
>> const char * lua_getversion (void);
> Why do you need to avoid opening a Lua state?

Sorry, I didn't quite answer your question (multi-tasking while
writing e-mails is bad). I suppose a simple moving of the test for
version can be done after the opening of libraries. It just seemed
like an API function would be more appropriate than querying the
_VERSION global.

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