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On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 3:25 PM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 2015-10-02 20:54 GMT+02:00 Parke <>:
>> Egor's original suggestion was that a warning be added to the REPL to
>> alert new users of the schism.  A REPL warning in response to
>> singleton statements of the form "local namelist [‘=’ explist]" seems
>> like a good idea to me.
> The difficulty is that this is not a simple matter of changing
> a few lines in lua.c. One needs functionality equivalent to
> luac to diagnose the situation.

It's simpler than that. You can use lua_getlocal to determine if the
chunk defined any locals.

Patrick Donnelly