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>> Just to be sure: is load(io.lines "xxx") equivalent to loadfile "xxx"
>> right now? (Both 5.1.4 and 5.2?)
> Only for 5.2, sorry. I though we were talking about 5.2,
> because Dirk mentioned 5.2 at the start of the thread.
Not quite! The function loadfile, and dofile as a result, ignores the
first line if it begins with #! (shebang).
But load(io.lines "xxx") does not.
BTW: wouldn't it be better if the parser was responsible to remove the
shebang, instead of luaL_loadfile?