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2014-03-21 18:05 GMT+02:00 David Crayford <>:

> I have a requirement to patch the Lua core to handle different code pages.
> The code pages will mainly be EBCDIC but could be ASCII.
> I've had a look at the code and it seems that I can hook  iconv() calls into
> luaL_loadfile, LuaL_loadbuffer and LuaL_loadstring in lauxlib.c, which
> should translate all the source code before it hits the lexer/parser.
> Is there a better way of doing it?

Customize lctype.c?