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- Subject: Re: Question about loading Lua files from within Lua files
- From: Eero Pajarre <epajarre@...>
- Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 08:22:04 +0200
I've been reading some messages in the mailing list archives, but I can't
determine if the following is possible. I'd like to load a (ultimately compiled)
Lua file from within another Lua file.
For example hello.lua contains a function called Hello(), which is available to
the C++ application. The first thing hello.lua does is load goodbye.lua using
goodbye.lua contains a function Goodbye().
So I'd like the application to call Hello() and Hello() then calls Goodbye().
I am using Lua5(a/b) and function require instead of dofile, and what you
describe certainly works. I don't see why it shouldn't work with dofile too.
Any error or incorrect filename during the handling of the files might
surprise you of course.