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- Subject: Re: RES: package system modification (module loaders)
- From: Tiago Dionizio <tngd81@...>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 23:55:17 +0000
On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 15:57:58 -0500 (EST), Diego Nehab
> How about you set the __index metamethod of the package.preload table and
> use it to trap package load attempts and dispatch them any way you might
I didn't think of that, but the idea of changing internal structures
doesn't attract me either.
Unless the package system was intended to be used this way, i would
not do it. I prefer to use an explicit way to interact with the
Anyway, i don't think this would bloat the core. I know Lua was
designed to be kept small, but since the package system was added i
don't think the module loading modification will hurt.