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coroutine.create

Summary

Creates a new coroutine thread

Prototype

thread = coroutine.create (f)


Description

Creates a thread consisting of the body f.


thread = coroutine.create (f)


Then you can resume it with coroutine.resume.

For example:


function f (a, b, c)
  print (a, b, c)
end -- f

thread = coroutine.create (f)  -- thread will run function f
assert (coroutine.resume (thread, 1, 2, 3))  -- start thread, passing arguments: 1, 2, 3


See Also ...

Lua functions

coroutine.resume - Start or resume a thread
coroutine.running - Returns the running coroutine
coroutine.status - Returns the status of a thread
coroutine.wrap - Creates a thread and returns a function to resume it
coroutine.yield - Yields execution of thread back to the caller

Topics

Lua base functions
Lua bc (big number) functions
Lua bit manipulation functions
Lua coroutine functions
Lua debug 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

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