Passing parameters to coroutines
Threading and Coroutines. example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: inco Module: U114
--[[ Passing parameters to coroutines
-- generate a number to pass in (hour of day!)
topval = tonumber(os.date("%H"))
-- create the coroutine (defined with one parameter)
co = coroutine.create(function (furst)
for i=1,furst do
go1, go2 = coroutine.yield(i, "gerald")
-- pass in the parameter WITH THE FIRST RESUME ...
-- and it will be taken as the parameter to the function
while true do
stat, gb1, gb2 = coroutine.resume(co,topval)
if not stat then break end
-- Thereafter, yield and resume pairs pass data
-- back and forth
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