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On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 1:49 PM, Michal Kottman <> wrote:
> On 24 April 2012 20:33, Jorge <> wrote:
>> Anything that is referenced in the the global "persistent" table will be
>> swapped.
> ....
>> Persisting then would mean keeping between restarts.
> Some of what you want is already described here:
> For example, serialization using SQLite is described here:
> You are using Lua tables, and all reads/changes are redirected to the
> SQLite database. Some more metatable magic, and you could get a fully
> "persistent" state as you describe (e.g. automatic "new_table()" and
> "get_table()").

Ugh, why SQLite? I like SQLite for relational data, don't get me
wrong, but you'd be much better off using Kyoto Cabinet (if GPL3 is
not an issue) or Tokyo Cabinet (if it is) because those are MUCH more
appropriate for this kind of data and many orders of magnitude faster.

/s/ Adam