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Did not realise that - very useful to know!

(Seems that if the module comes from package.loaded, the second return value is nil - is that the only way nil can happen?)

I switched all my own work to 5.4 a while ago, mainly for the reason of a decent PRNG by default. Strange reason to choose, but it was mine. (I subsequently swapped out xoshiro256** for Jenkins-7,13,37 which was a simple change because they both have 4x64-bit internal state variables. Similar code in both cases but different design justifications by the creators.)

On 15 Aug 2019, at 22:43, Roberto Ierusalimschy <> wrote:

>> Apologies for resurrecting this months-old thread, but I would like to
>> chime in to support the idea of `require` returning a second result of the
>> path+filename where the module was found.
> This is already implemented in Lua 5.4 alpha.
> See
> -- Roberto