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package.seeall

Summary

Sets a metatable for the module so it can see global variables

Prototype

package.seeall (module)


Description

Sets a metatable for module with its __index field referring to the global environment, so that this module inherits values from the global environment. To be used as an option to function module. For example:


module ("foo", package.seeall)


The module code applies the function package.seeall to the new package (foo) and thus now package foo can access global variables.


See Also ...

Lua functions

package.config - Package configuration string
package.cpath - Search path used for loading DLLs using the "require" function
package.loaded - Table of loaded packages
package.loaders - Table of package loaders
package.loadlib - Loads a dynamic link library (DLL)
package.path - Search path used for loading Lua code using the "require" function
package.preload - A table of special function loaders

Topics

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