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On Sep 8, 2009 Jacques Chester wrote:
> On 08/09/2009, at 7:45 AM, Vaughan McAlley wrote:

>> error messages that might as well be written in Sumerian cuneform,

> At the risk of inciting a flamewar, this is really GCC's fault,
> not Lua's. ICC and Clang/LLVM, for example, give very helpful
> error messages.

Actually, the  *first*  error message printed by gcc is usually quite
helpful, the problem is with the 6000 lines of useless garbage it
vomits up after that :-)

At least that's been my experience.

 - Jeff