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Returns either the boolean that is stored in minetest.conf under <source enclose="none">name</source>, or <source enclose="none">nil</source> if the variable is not found.
This function reads a string. If the string equals any of
1, then it is considered true; else, it is considered false.
<source> local dmg = minetest.setting_getbool("enable_damage") if (dmg == nil) then
-- Set up a suitable default value dmg = true
end if (dmg) then
player:sethp(player:gethp() - 1)