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- Subject: Re: Packaging Lua libraries
- From: Martin Spernau <martin@...>
- Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 14:39:50 +0200
I think you would interested in the LuaCheia project:
We are dealing with some similar issues, trying to package the most
usefull Lua libaries into a 'complete' distribution.
I think a general packagig-guideline/standard will be very usefull
also oputside of LuaCheia..
Andre Nathan wrote:
One of the problems that I believe Lua users have (specially people new
to the language) is when they need to use third-party libraries. IMHO,
there's a need for some standardization regarding the packaging of those
libraries, when it comes to installation paths, file names, etc.
I have set up at  a small list of points that I believe would
contribute to the standardization of the packaging of third-party
Please don't think these are rules I am trying to enforce to library
writers. This is just meant as a starting point for a debate which I
believe would be beneficial to the Lua community in general, and the
suggestions listed there can (and will) be changed according to the
community's point of view and feedback.