Lua error message format

I work on the library, which will use Lua. Thinking about the possibility to give a good error structure instead of plain message, I've found that lua_pcall has a nice feature to specify custom error handler function:

lua_pushcfunction(L, error_handler);
luaL_loadfile(L, "file.lua");
lua_pcall(L, 0, 0, -2);

Using this there is a way to get a chunk name and it's error line number:

int error_handler(lua_State* L) {
    lua_Debug d;

    lua_getstack(L, 1, &d);
    lua_getinfo(L, "Sln", &d);

    string err = lua_tostring(L, -1);
    lua_pop(L, 1);

    stringstream msg;
    msg << d.short_src << ":" << d.currentline;
    if(d.name != 0) {
        msg << "(" << d.namewhat << " " << d.name << ")";
    msg << " > " << err;
    lua_pushstring(L, msg.str().c_str());

    return 1;
Work's like a charm, except one thing. This is the output from this error handler:
[string "test"]:1 > [string "test"]:1: attempt to index global 'a' (a nil value)

Why? Oh, why the Lua guys are putting assembled error message with chunk name and line number if I use my own error handler? IMHO, this is wrong. There is no other way to give a user nice message except parsing. Actually parsing of such message is easy, but.. the Lua guys have changed error message format a few times already. I'm pissed!

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