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On 3 December 2016 at 18:44, 云风 Cloud Wu <> wrote:
> local co = corotuine.create(function() end)
> It seems that there is no way to get the function in 'co' by lua debug.*
> api.

Correct in the general case.
With tail calls, lua won't even be holding a reference to the original
function. consider:

local co do
    local foo, bar
    local i = 0
    foo = function() i = i + 1; coroutine.yield(i); return bar() end
    bar = function() i = i + 1; coroutine.yield(i); return foo() end
    co = coroutine.create(foo)

However, you can get the 'current' function via debug.getinfo(); but
only *after* the first resume.

print(debug.getinfo(co, 1, "f").func)

This is because coroutine.create just pushes the function onto the new
thread's stack: the first resume does the actual work.
So for this case, I guess what you're asking for is a way to inspect a
lua thread's stack from lua itself.
This wouldn't be a terrible addition to the debug.* api.
But I can't help but bring up a slippery slope argument: once we allow
inspecting the stack, why shouldn't we be allowed to manipulate it?