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- Subject: Re: Proposal: lua_pushsnumber
- From: Thatcher Ulrich <tu@...>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 12:31:12 -0400
On Jul 26, 2002 at 02:34 +0200, Benoit Germain wrote:
> this forces an allocation for the duplication of the string inside the lua
> state, that will be discarded from the stack as soon as the purpose of its
> presence is fulfilled: it adds an extra load on the garbage collector.
> maybe simply exposing a function n=lua_stringtonumber(s) could do the trick,
> and if one wants to put the value on the stack, just call
> lua_pushnumber(L,lua_stringtonumber(s)) ?
Or have I misunderstood the problem...
> > From: Roberto Ierusalimschy [mailto:email@example.com]
> > What about this?
> > lua_pushstring(L, s);
> > n = lua_tonumber(L, -1);
> > -- Roberto