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On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 19:08, Tuomo Valkonen wrote:
> Probably supposed to say $PREFIX/lib/lua5 here?

Yeah, I sent an email correcting it, but I wasn't fast enough :)

> Also, maybe it should
> be lua50, lua-5.0 or whatever instead as (?) Lua 5.1 is incompatible?

Can anyone confirm that? Will 5.1 really be incompatible? If so,
I believe that having /usr/lib/lua/{5.0,5.1} would be nicer, to avoid
too many directories under /usr/lib.

> There are two kinds of version numbers for libraries, the "package version"
> and "API version". For example, the main Lua library under Debian is

I believe the "API version" is a Debian-specific thing. At least on
Mandrake, FreeBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly, and IIRC Gentoo, what I have is
"$version.0", with a "" symlink.


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