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func OpenLibraries

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OpenLibraries opens all standard libraries. Alternatively, the host program can open them individually by using Require to call BaseOpen (for the basic library), PackageOpen (for the package library), CoroutineOpen (for the coroutine library), StringOpen (for the string library), TableOpen (for the table library), MathOpen (for the mathematical library), Bit32Open (for the bit library), IOOpen (for the I/O library), OSOpen (for the Operating System library), and DebugOpen (for the debug library).

The standard Lua libraries provide useful functions that are implemented directly through the Go API. Some of these functions provide essential services to the language (e.g. Type and MetaTable); others provide access to "outside" services (e.g. I/O); and others could be implemented in Lua itself, but are quite useful or have critical performance requirements that deserve an implementation in Go (e.g. table.sort).

All libraries are implemented through the official Go API. Currently, Lua has the following standard libraries:

basic library
package library
string manipulation
table manipulation
mathematical functions (sin, log, etc.);
bitwise operations
input and output
operating system facilities
debug facilities

Except for the basic and the package libraries, each library provides all its functions as fields of a global table or as methods of its objects.

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