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- Subject: Re: file:write() fails silently for read-only files
- From: HyperHacker <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 01:12:07 -0600
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 01:10, startx <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Sep 2011 00:39:00 -0600
> HyperHacker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Lua 5.1.4 Copyright (C) 1994-2008 Lua.org, PUC-Rio
>> > f=io.open('foo.foo', 'r')
>> > f:write('ffd')
>> > f:close()
>> Call me crazy, but I feel like f:write() should throw an error when
>> trying to write to a read-only file, instead of just doing nothing.
> hm, when i do that ( on linux ) i _do_ get an error
> lua: filer.lua:2: attempt to index global 'f' (a nil value)
> stack traceback:
> filer.lua:2: in main chunk
> [C]: ?
You'd need to create a file "foo.foo" first...
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