Loadstring

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Available since: Gideros 2011.6
Class: (global)

Description

Gets the chunk from the given string. To load and run a given string, use the idiom

    assert(loadstring(s))()

Chunkname is used as the chunk name for error messages and debug information. When absent, chunkname defaults to the given string.

(function) = loadstring(string,chunkname)

Parameters

string: (string) string to load and compile
chunkname: (string) is used as the chunk name for error messages and debug information. optional

Return values

Returns (function) compiled chunk as a function; otherwise, returns nil