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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua For Windows v18.104.22.168 released
- From: "steve donovan" <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 08:36:15 +0200
On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Sebastien Loisel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When I used to work at SGI, when the new kernel was stable enough for
> general use, we would make a "dogfood" release. Such a release was then
> deployed to all employees and we had to use it, to encourage fixing the
> bugs. I think maybe you need to eat your own SciTE dogfood. :-)
Absolutely true! But the trouble here is that it's eating the dogfood
fine here, except for one crucial point...
I tried quickluatour.lua using 'Run Program' (F5), cool. Using the
debugger (Alt+R), also cool. Except for the gui example, which appears
to hang. The trouble is that the GUI window is invisible, and the
solution is that GUI apps _have_ to run as .wlua scripts. This is a
limitation of the default SciTE program mode, which is designed for
console applications. I'll have a look to see if this behaviour can
be modified. Generally you want to hide the console, but not the
But I'm not seeing any weird character stuff in the output pane, that
Quickluatour.lua etc works fine if you double-click on the icon.
Anyway, thanks for the feedback. Only way things improve!