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- Subject: RE: Perhaps USE_LINUX should go away. Was Re: OS X is not (should notbe) so different
- From: "Jerome Vuarand" <jerome.vuarand@...>
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 17:10:47 -0400
Rici Lake wrote:
> Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
>> Anyway, it seems that using dlopen in Mac OS X 10.4 is ok. Great.
>> Again, the correct Makefile line for building Lua to use dlopen is
>> $(MAKE) all MYCFLAGS="-DLUA_USE_LINUX" MYLIBS="-lreadline"
>> but perhaps LUA_USE_LINUX is confusing... (LUA_USE_LINUX just means
>> LUA_USE_POSIX, LUA_USE_DLOPEN, and LUA_USE_READLINE).
> Apparently not all Linux distros have dlopen(); there was a query on
> #lua the other day from someone using linuxppc on an embedded ARM
> appliance with no shared object implementation.
> It might well be better if LUA_USE_LINUX were removed from luaconf.h,
> and the correct constellation of -D flags put in the Makefile
> That might make it easier all round.
I agree with Rici, removing that flag is the best solution.
Alternatively you could rename it LUA_USE_FULLFEATUREDUNIX.