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On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 23:20,  <> wrote:
> The parser-tokeniser would feed the stack and as soon as the stack gets to an
> executable state, the lua runtime would execute it.

Now I understand better.

You'll need something more subtle. For example take `a = math.sin(b)`.
The expected result is obvious, but the approach you suggest would
stop parsing before the dot and assign the `math` table to `a`.

A possible solution would be to compile each statement as a chunk,
i.e. wait for a semi-column or the beginning of the next statement to
compile the last one.

It should be possible to patch the parser to that end, but I haven't
looked at it in a while so I can't guide you...

-- Pierre-Yves