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.
local file = assert(io.open(filename))
local text = assert(file:read("*a"))
for line in text:gmatch "([^\n]*)\n" do
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.