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I have made one several months ago.

Any feedback welcome :-)

2012/2/17 Sven Olsen <>:
> Since upgrading to 5.2, I've been missing Peter Shook's "unpack tables by
> name" patch.  RiscLua includes a 5.2 compatible version of the patch, but,
> it's strictly limited to the case of unpacking locals, whereas
> the original 5.1 patch would unpack into arbitrary variables.
>  I preferred the old patch because it made it possible to selectively copy
> pieces of a table without the need to quote variable names, i.e.,
> _ENV=env1
> a,b,c,d in env2
> Does anyhow have a 5.2 version of the patch that supports the old semantics?
>  (My own attempt to update Peter's 5.1 code to the 5.2 parser failed
> miserably.)
> Thanks,
> -Sven

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