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On 17 February 2017 at 17:14, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> Before rolling my own: is there a module on luarocks that makes a string
> look like a text file?
> I.e. supporting methods like "lines", "read" and "seek"?

Use io.tmpfile. i.e.

local file = io.tmpfile()
assert(file:write("my string"))