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Lua debug functions

Lua debug functions

These are the functions in the "debug" table. The debug functions are not optimized for speed, they are designed to help debug your programs.

Lua functions

debug.debug - Enters interactive debugging
debug.getfenv - Returns the environment of an object
debug.gethook - Returns the current hook settings
debug.getinfo - Returns a table with information about a function
debug.getlocal - Returns name and value of a local variable
debug.getmetatable - Returns the metatable of the given object
debug.getregistry - Returns the registry table
debug.getupvalue - Returns the name and value of an upvalue
debug.setfenv - Sets the environment of an object
debug.sethook - Sets a debug hook function
debug.setlocal - Sets the value of the local variable
debug.setmetatable - Sets the metatable for an object
debug.setupvalue - Sets an upvalue for a function
debug.traceback - Returns a string with a traceback of the stack call

Topics

Lua base functions
Lua bc (big number) functions
Lua bit manipulation functions
Lua coroutine functions
Lua io functions
Lua math functions
Lua os functions
Lua package functions
Lua PCRE regular expression functions
Lua script extensions
Lua string functions
Lua syntax
Lua table functions
Lua utilities
Scripting
Scripting callbacks - plugins

(Help topic: general=lua_debug)

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