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* On 2010-10-02 Sean Conner <> wrote  :

>   Okay, now I'm curious---how does one *get* a compiled Lua table?  I can
> see how to get a Lua function (in fact, I'm doing that now, only between
> separate Lua instances and not over a network connection) but a table?  

What about compiling a function returning the table:

  function foo()
    return { "one", "two", "three" }
  local compiled = string.dump(foo)

and to retrieve the table do a loadstring:

  ti loadstring(compiled)()