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Quoth Drake Wilson <>, on 2011-06-15 11:34:33 -0700:
> It may be advisable to have an os.exit variant that is guaranteed to
> not close the state; _exit in C exists for a reason.  (Mainly, forked
> processes that need to exit without prematurely doing a cleanup that
> will otherwise be done in the parent.)  I'm not sure how common this
> is in Lua.

Oh, wait, hmm, that should probably just be left to luaposix et al.

Never mind.  (I need more water.  41 °C today...)

   ---> Drake Wilson