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On 10 November 2011 11:48, Miles Bader <> wrote:
> Petite Abeille <> writes:
>> It takes an environment in 5.2:
>> load (ld [, source [, mode [, env]]])
> Yeah, but as I mentioned, "load" is kind of annoying to use; having
> "loadfile" take an (optional) environment parameter would be much
> nicer.

I could not find the message on this list, but I remember an
'io.lines' trick to do the job with load:

function myloadfile(filename, env)
  return load(io.lines(filename, '*L'), filename, 't', env)