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- Subject: Re: Mixing different versions of Lua
- From: Rob Kendrick <rjek@...>
- Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 00:20:03 +0000
On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 03:07:49AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Reuben Thomas <email@example.com> writes:
> > I'm doing a little bit of work on my autoconf-archive macros for
> > detecting Lua, ax_lua.m4.
> I notice, BTW, that the zile Lua header/lib detection fail on Debian
> (and presumably Ubuntu?)...
> It's actually easy to handle Debian because it uses pkg-config for Lua:
Quite. If Zile and its dependancies weren't using autoconf, it would
have probably been easier to build, and I'd be using it now to write
this email. As it is, I'm not, and I've given up trying to build it.
(For the autoconf being POSIX and pkg-config not argument, I've used
UNIXes where autoconf doesn't work [and this ends up meaning you don't
have the energy to get it going at all], and pkg-config should work on
any POSIX system just like Lua does :)