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- Subject: Transparent shallow copy of tables
- From: "Stuart P.Bentley" <stuart@...>
- Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 03:49:56 -0700
How can I do a shallow copy of a table that operates identically to the
original? Currently I'm setting tables to be empty tables with metatables
that save deletions and create similar shallow copies on index access, but
this is causing problems with functions like table.concat().
I'd prefer to avoid a deep copy if possible, since that would take a long
time regardless of access depth.
My current approach is online at