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- Subject: Re: Ref manual; lua_State documentation
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 13:25:21 -0500
On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 1:19 PM, liam mail <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Seems conflicting to me, as the newthread only creates a thread, but still
>>> returns a lua_State. Is then the lua_State description outdated?
>> lua_State points to threads and threads point to the global state, so
>> a lua_State indirectly points to the global state. We will try to
>> clarify that in the manual.
>> -- Roberto
> Isn't that an implementation detail and irrelevant seeing as a
> lua_State is a nice opaque data structure?
It may be opaque but there's still a relationship between them that