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Lua os functions

Lua os functions

These are the functions in the "os" table. Some of these functions are disabled by default in the MUSHclient "Lua sandbox". Check that out if you plan to use the "os" functions.

Lua functions

os.clock - Amount of elapsed/CPU time used (depending on OS)
os.date - Formats a date/time string
os.difftime - Calculates a time difference in seconds
os.execute - Executes an operating system command
os.exit - Attempts to terminate the process
os.getenv - Returns an operating system environment variable
os.remove - Deletes a file
os.rename - Renames a file
os.setlocale - Sets the current locale to the supplied locale
os.time - Returns the current time or calculates the time in seconds from a table
os.tmpname - Returns a name for a temporary file


Lua base functions
Lua bc (big number) functions
Lua bit manipulation functions
Lua coroutine functions
Lua debug functions
Lua io functions
Lua math functions
Lua package functions
Lua PCRE regular expression functions
Lua script extensions
Lua string functions
Lua syntax
Lua table functions
Lua utilities
Scripting callbacks - plugins

(Help topic: general=lua_os)

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