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On 03/03/2011 12:08 PM, Jayanth Acharya wrote:
> Have installed the batteries-included "Lua For Windows", and so far
> (about 10 hours into it) am pretty happy with it. However given that
> my target platform is Ubuntu Linux (r10.10 in 64-bit to be precise),
> doing a simple "sudo apt-get install lua" only seems to have installed
> a small 800KB'ish package, so I am guessing that this is barebones
> interpreter only. Any tips/pointers on how to get the LFW equivalent
> setup on Ubuntu ? Do I have to figure out the corresponding "rocks"
> and install those manually, one-by-one ? Isn't there a simpler way ?

If you want 'the kitchen sink' and you don't want to look them over
one-by-one, you could try something like,

apt-get install $(apt-cache search --names-only liblua5.1 | gawk '/(^i|-dbg
|-dev )/ {next} {print $1}')

... but I haven't actually tried it, so YMMV.