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- Subject: Re: how to handle \026 character in a string
- From: Florian Weimer <fw@...>
- Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 08:36:15 +0200
* Paul UTCFS Baranov:
> My lua code needs to deal with strings that contain \026 characters in
> them. There are no problems if these characters get escaped. But if they
> are used as is lua doesn't want to load the script and spits off an
> error "unfinished string near '<eof>' It does report this error even if
> line with such string is commented out. If this a Lua bug and if not is
> there any work around beside use of an escape sequence.
This is a property of the Windows platform. ^Z is an end-of-file
marker carried over from CP/M.