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On Feb 20, 2014, at 22:11 , Craig Barnes wrote:

The next time you parse a text file which accidental has a \0 somewhere you
probably want this bug fix, too ;-) Especially after you spend hours to
figure out what is going on, ...

Or you could just use the 4 line alternative I already posted in this thread.

You mean:

   local file = assert(
   local text = assert(file:read("*a"))
   for line in text:gmatch "([^\n]*)\n" do
       -- print(line)

On my 486DX with 8MB RAM running Linux this get's out-of-memory killed reading a 10 MB example.
Likewise on my SparcStation 10.

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