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On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Cosmin Apreutesei
<> wrote:
> I think I found the problem with second issue. All loaded libraries
> share the same metatable, the global ALIEN_LIBRARY_META, of which
> __index = a closure with one upvalue, which is a table in which every
> function is cached by name only. So to solve the problem, either cache
> functions by libname.funcname or let each library have its own
> metatable inheriting from ALIEN_LIBRARY_META, and change
> alien_checklibrary() accordingly.

I will store the cache in the library userdata's environment, and will
also put a backlink there so alien.loaded can be a weak table, and
kill two birds with one stone.

Thanks for raising these issues!

> Cosmin.

Fabio Mascarenhas