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On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 3:22 AM, steve donovan <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 6:04 AM, Stuart P. Bentley <> wrote:
>> For the library collection, make a "meta-package" rockspec that installs all
>> these packages (skipping them if not available for the current platform, eg.
>> LuaCOM on anything but Windows).
> That sounds like an excellent idea - rockspecs can have per-platform
> overrides so that such a meta-package would only pull in LuaCOM on
> Windows, etc.

I once considered the idea of having a "batteries" meta-package for
LuaRocks to provide rocks that emulate the scripting environment of
LfW as closely as possible. Never got around to do it, but "luarocks
install batteries" had a nice sound to it. :)

-- Hisham