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On 18 Jun 2014, at 13:39, Lars Ruoff <> wrote:

> So how do i tell the Lua environment where to start searching for files when it encounters "require" in scripts?

Lua offers a massive amount of customisation in this regard

Initially I would look into the package.path variable

However, your could also consider preloading everything into package.preload, or writing a custom searcher and placing it in package.searchers.

> I hope this can be set by lua_state individually, since i will be loading several Lua scripts in parallel, each based in a different directory.

Yes, this is configurable per state.