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On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 12:36 PM, Mikhail Gusarov <> wrote:

Twas brillig at 08:56:07 21.03.2010 UTC-03 when
did gyre and gimble:

 >> Also, I have searched in the whole tarball and i didn't see any .pc
 >> file. Is it normal ?

 LHdF> Yes. We're reducing the number of files in the tar.

Why not drop all the *.c then? :) Insane.

In the words of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry:

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

BTW, this is not to be taken literally to mean that nothingness is perfection. But it is to be interpreted in context. Your solution to something in particular is perfect when you cannot remove anything without compromising the integrity of your solution. Thus, just putting all the C code into one file is not changing anything at all, only making everyones life a little bit harder.

Instead, should the main Lua distribution include pkg-config, rpm, deb, etc.? ... Why not have a setup.exe builder while we're at it? That way lies madness and is best left to mad people.