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- Subject: Re: file:close return value
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 17:14:52 -0200
> I just realized that the manual doesn't say much about the return
> value of file:close for handles created by regular io.open.
> IMHO the manual should mention at least briefly what those methods
> return in general. What do you think?
The manual says this:
Unless otherwise stated, all I/O functions return nil on failure (plus
an error message as a second result and a system-dependent error code
as a third result) and some value different from nil on success.
What else could it say?