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How about require "intop" (like bitop).

There must be something other than idiv that would be handy. (Can't
think of it though.)

On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 2013/7/8 Rena <>:
>> Nothing prevents you from assigning to math.idiv either.
> I like semi-global variables, i.e. local variables whose scope is
> the entire file, visible as upvalues everywhere.
>    local idiv = require"idiv"
> I'll go with Sean's modification: an idiv module for Lua 5.2 providing
> a function that returns quotient and remainder. A math.idiv in Lua 5.3
> is not really necessary: the 5.2/5.3 compatibility code can go into the
> module source. But since work1 is the one time when the developers are
> asking us, put the request on the wishlist by all means.

David Burgess