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On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 1:46 AM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 2015-09-25 4:20 GMT+02:00 Patrick Donnelly <>:
>> Since recently Lua has been trying to slim down (e.g. removing certain
>> math functions), perhaps it's time to remove dofile/loadfile, as they
>> can be trivially replaced with intuitive one-liners (using io.lines
>> features available since Lua 5.2):
> ALERT! Intuitive one-liner follows!
>> assert(load(io.lines(f, 4096), "@"..f))
> Careful here, Patrick! This list has in the past shown some
> inability to understand sarcasm!

Hmm, I wasn't trying to be sarcastic. :)

[I also noticed that unfortunately the loadfile one-liner isn't quite
right since it should not throw errors. Also, io.lines does not open
the file with the binary option...]

Patrick Donnelly