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- Subject: Re: Binary Modules for Lua [was Re: External modules]
- From: "Thatcher Ulrich" <tu@...>
- Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 20:43:55 -0500
On Nov 22, 2002 at 02:58 -0500, Peter Loveday wrote:
> > Currently, I'm static linking my modules against lua. I think that you can
> > have an exe that exports symbols, but I may be wrong... The most obvious
> > solution is to build the lua libraries as a dll and link the modules and
> > binaries against it.
> Nope, Windows cannot export symbols from an exe. Some flavours of Unix can,
> but not Windows.
> Certainly I would prefer the dll approach; we need to define the naming of
> the DLL, so all modules link against the same thing. It is not really
> important what it is (lua.dll is probably fine), as long as it is well
Yes, good point. My first thought is "lua40.dll"; otherwise we'll
have intolerable confusion between versions. Also, it looks like
Debian uses "liblua40.so.4.0", which would be the Unix-y equivalent of
"lua40.dll". Debian usually does things thoughtfully.