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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (beta-rc2) now available
- From: Alexandre Erwin Ittner <alexandre@...>
- Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:02:50 -0300
2011/6/22 steve donovan <email@example.com>:
> Previously people could hijack the existing file objects by packing
> their own FILE* in the LUA_FILEHANDLE userdata, which was just FILE**.
Documenting this feature or creating an API for it will also ease the
binding of functions which received FILE pointers. Sometimes the most
natural solution is to pass a standard Lua file object in the Lua
version of that function -- not so easy to do without such a trick
with undocumented features. I got some of these and they will bite me
in the upgrade to Lua 5.2.
Alexandre Erwin Ittner - firstname.lastname@example.org
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