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On 8/3/2016 1:44 PM, Weinstein, Jay wrote:
I’m new to lua and I can’t seem to figure out how to get around the
following problem.
local table = require("sqlite3")
stdin:1: module 'sqlite3' not found:
        no field package.preload['sqlite3']
        no file 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Lua\5.1\sqlite3.lua'
        no file

It looks like you are trying to use the SQLite3 driver for LuaSQL. The documented approach is to load it as a sub-module:

    local luasql = require "luasql.sqlite3"

The luasql table that is loaded will have a single function named luasql.sqlite() that creates and returns a database environment object through which you do everything else.

One pitfall you've set up for yourself is in your line

	local table = require("sqlite3")

There is already a global variable named table. It is one of the several libraries that are always loaded by the default lua executable (but are optional if you are opening a lua interpreter in your own host executable). Replacing any of those libraries with something completely unrelated will eventually lead to madness.

I’ve added
to lua_cpath and lua_path and sqlite3.dll is in thhe luasql directory.

You should add C:\Users\Jay.Weinstein\Downloads\Binaries-LuaDist-batteries-0.9.8-Windows-x86\lib\lua\5.1 to LUA_CPATH and LUA_PATH. That way the database driver module will be properly found as a sub-module.

Ross Berteig                     
Cheshire Engineering Corp. 
+1 626 303 1602