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On 4 May 2012 13:28, Daniel Silverstone <> wrote:
> On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 12:20:56PM +0100, Emeka wrote:
>> There is this popular language which allows one to easily  list out all the
>> functions in a library.
>> Say I have this:
>> import os
>> dir(os) Will list the functions and others.
>> How can I do the same with Lua?
> lua -e'table.foreach(require "os", print)'
> Not as pretty, but it'll work.

If you have Microlight [1], you can do this:

lua -e 'print(require"ml".tstring(require"os"))'

You can achieve similar results using methods listed in [2].