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On 7 October 2013 06:08, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 1. Author's short description of what the package does.
> 2. On what does the package depend?
> This information sits in the rockspec, so it seems from where I am sitting
> that it might not be too hard to make "luarocks show" download just the
> rockspec from the same server that "luarocks install" would use and
> extract the required information as it would for an installed package.

There's no single command right now to do what you are asking for, but
one command LR does currently have is "luarocks download --rockspec
foo" to download a rockspec named foo. Also, the collected
descriptions are available in the repository URL:

-- Hisham