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I shall heartily recommend it. I just stole most of the useful bits of
venv.lua for my own purposes... we were doing similar things, only the
way venv does it sucks far less ;-)

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Michael Gerbracht <> wrote:
> Hi Tomas,
> On 17 Jul, Tomas Guisasola Gorham <> wrote:
>> > I am writing a program where an external user script is loaded and
>> > executed. Therefore it is AFAIK good practice to implement a sandbox which
>> > restricts the user to use only a certain set of functions. Still I would
>> > like to enable the user to use most of Lua's functions and restrict only
>> > those functions which would enable the user to break the sandbox and e.g.
>> > access _G.
>>       Have you checked VEnv (
> No, but thanks, I will look at it.
> Michael