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- Subject: Re: What is the name of the calling function?
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 10:01:25 +0200
2013/5/7 Geoff Leyland <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> function a() print(debug.getinfo(2, "n").name) end
I can't believe I missed that, so I looked carefully at what I did.
Relative to your example, the minimal difference is this:
function a() print(debug.getinfo(2, "n").name) end
function b() return a() end
It is instructive to work out the reason why in this case there
is no name.