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On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:18 PM, Anthony Howe <> wrote:
> Lua 5.1.4
> I use luaL_loadbuffer() to push a chunk of code on the stack, which in turn uses lua_load. lua_load states
>        If there are no errors, lua_load pushes the compiled chunk as
>        a Lua _function_ on top of the stack.
> If I then do
>        rc = lua_isfunction(L, -1);
> of the chunk on top of the stack, then rc is false claiming the chunk on the stack is not a function. This appears to be
> contradictory with what lua_load documentation claims is pushed to the stack.

Would you care to give a complete example? The following code prints 1 for me:
int main (int argc, char **argv) {
  int rc;
  lua_State *L = lua_open();
  luaL_loadbuffer(L, "return 4", 8, "=test");
  rc = lua_isfunction(L, -1);
  printf("%d\n", rc);