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On Mon, 14 May 2007 17:11:01 -0700
"Brendan Dowling" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to make a system for catching errors in a somewhat large Lua
> project (~14,000 lines of Lua).  Specifically, I'd like to catch
> reassignments of globals and entries in certain tables during the
> initialization phase.  However, the __newindex meta method does not
> seem to get called for reassignments, only new assignments.  This is
> probably a pretty simple hack, but I didn't see it in a search of the
> archives or a google search.

The Lua PIL provides information on this. You need to create a proxy table in which you can monitor the assignments and make the actual assignments on the real table.

Hope this helps.