project/gcheck/gcheck.lua


#!/usr/bin/env lua
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--  Check what's being exported into the global table by a given module.
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local hr    = function(n) print(("-"):rep(n)) end

local diff  = function(f, t)
  hr(75)
  print("  The following global values differ after loading '" .. f .. "'")
  hr(75)
  for k,v in pairs(_G) do
    if ( t[k] ~= _G[k] ) then
      io.write(string.format("%20s = %-25s [was: %s]\n", tostring(k), tostring(v), tostring(t[k])))
    end
  end
  hr(75)
end

local prep  = function()
  local t = {}
  for k,v in pairs(_G) do t[k] = v end
  return t
end

local check  = function(mod)
  local orig = prep();
  require(mod)
  diff(mod, orig)
end

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if ( not arg[1] ) then
  print("You didn't supply a module name.")
  os.exit(1)
end

check(arg[1])

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