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On Nov 8, 2011, at 09:34 , Pierre Chapuis wrote:

> On 07.11.2011 23:59, Mike Nelson wrote:
>> I would like to discuss the plans and progress for porting the
>> various libraries to Lua 5.2. I am particularly interested in alien,
>> but no doubt the status of other libraries is quite useful info. I
>> already use the 5.2 version of lfs for my Widows Vista machine and am
>> looking forward to trying other stuff in 5.2.
> Is alien even still maintained? If I remember well it doesn't even
> work with recent revisions of LuaJIT (since it's strict on the syntax
> of patterns).
I don't think it is. Also alien has issues when compiled with MinGW I would consider to move to LuaFFI (modeled after luajit2 ffi api) [1].