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Add pointed_thing to minetest.register_on_placenode

As suggested by qwrwed.
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ShadowNinja committed Jan 22, 2014
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Showing with 14 additions and 3 deletions.
  1. +13 −2 builtin/item.lua
  2. +1 −1 doc/lua_api.txt
@@ -292,11 +292,22 @@ function minetest.item_place_node(itemstack, placer, pointed_thing, param2)
-- Run script hook
local _, callback
for _, callback in ipairs(minetest.registered_on_placenodes) do
-- Copy pos and node because callback can modify them
-- Deepcopy pos, node and poined_thing because callback can modify them
local place_to_copy = {x=place_to.x, y=place_to.y, z=place_to.z}
local newnode_copy = {, param1=newnode.param1, param2=newnode.param2}
local oldnode_copy = {, param1=oldnode.param1, param2=oldnode.param2}
if callback(place_to_copy, newnode_copy, placer, oldnode_copy, itemstack) then
local pointed_thing_copy = {
type = pointed_thing.type,
under = {
x = pointed_thing.under.x,
y = pointed_thing.under.y,
z = pointed_thing.under.z},
above = {
x = pointed_thing.above.x,
y = pointed_thing.above.y,
z = pointed_thing.above.z}
if callback(place_to_copy, newnode_copy, placer, oldnode_copy, itemstack, poined_thing_copy) then
take_item = false
@@ -1202,7 +1202,7 @@ minetest.register_on_shutdown(func())
^ WARNING: If the server terminates abnormally (i.e. crashes), the registered
callbacks WILL LIKELY NOT BE RUN. Data should be saved at
semi-frequent intervals as well as on server shutdown.
minetest.register_on_placenode(func(pos, newnode, placer, oldnode, itemstack))
minetest.register_on_placenode(func(pos, newnode, placer, oldnode, itemstack, pointed_thing))
^ Called when a node has been placed
^ If return true no item is taken from itemstack
^ Not recommended; use on_construct or after_place_node in node definition

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@qwrwed qwrwed commented on 1b5b6fe Jan 22, 2014

@ShadowNinja: Thanks, but actually it was register_on_punchnode... This may be helpful in mods, but could you add pointed_thing to register_on_punchnode as well?

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