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Great work!  Now if only I can figure out how to get luacheck running on my windows box as well.  I'm addicted to luacheck linting in sublime text.

On Jan 4, 2015 6:43 PM, "Eduardo Tongson" <> wrote:
Awesome. Knocked out a couple of bugs for me.

Thanks and Happy New Year!!

On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 2:25 AM, Peter Melnichenko <> wrote:
> Hello!
> I'd like to announce a new release of luacheck[1].
> luacheck is a static analyzer and a linter for Lua which detects
> issues like accidental globals, unused variables and values, etc. It
> is fairly configurable and can be used as a part of automated testing,
> manually from the command line or inside an editor[2]. It can be
> installed using luarocks.
> The only new thing in luacheck 0.7.2 is a flow analysis pass replacing
> old and naive AST-walking checker. This improves quality of unused
> value detection in some cases, e.g. in the following snippet first
> value assigned to `var` is now detected as unused:
>     local var = expr1()
>     if cond() then
>        var = expr2()
>     else
>        var = expr3()
>     end
>     use(var)
> In the next release I plan to add a few new diagnostics using data
> gathered using flow analysis; I decided to make an intermediate
> release as internally there were a lot of changes and I want to fix
> any possible bugs before releasing 0.8.0.
> Any feedback is welcome.
> Happy New Year!
> Peter
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