I solved the problem.

I was "requiring" a Lua .dll at some place in Ctx \s...luacode, namely 

I didn't realize that Ctx found the lib, but that have been compiled for Lua 

So, with my "ancient" Ctx version (5/2012, which I've been using often so far), 
all worked well as LuaXml_Lib was compatible with that version of Ctx.

Once I tried the latest Ctx beta, there was a failure;
and it appeared like "cannot locate file ... " error.

I built a Lua 5.2 version of LuaXml_Lib and all works well now with the latest 

- If some interested why I'm using LuaXml_Lib with Ctx, when Ctx provides its 
own XML API,
the reason is that I often save Excel tables as "Excel XML table" to allow Lua scripts 
access them, especially I'm using Excel "named regions/variables" which are later 
transformed into Lua tables.
I need an independent XML tool for this; LuaXML_Lib 
(http://viremo.eludi.net/LuaXML) does the job.

And also I need to do similar things with Ctx;
thus I need LuaXML_Lib to be accessible from within Ctx.

- Question: when is Ctx supposed to adopt Lua 5.3?

Best regards,


On Fri, 23 May 2014 16:18:33 +0200, Peter Rolf <indi...@gmx.net> wrote:

Am 23.05.2014 13:50, schrieb Hans Hagen:
On 5/23/2014 1:30 PM, Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o. wrote:

\input \HOME/Common/_Defs_.ctx

at least put { } around the input name

   local home = (os.getenv("HOME.ORG") or os.getenv("HOME") or
"?"):gsub("\\", "/")

   context.setvalue("HOME", home)



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