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- Subject: Re: Packageing a Lua module (or: lcurses for 5.3)
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:44:27 +0200
On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Dirk Laurie <email@example.com> wrote:
> This is the point at which even my chutzpah runs out.
Having recently had precisely this problem with trying to install new
luaposix (which includes *integrated* curses support ) I feel your
pain. Finally managed to get a build started with configure and it
did not know where the curses include files sit on a Debian/Ubuntu
system. I suppose that occasionally it's fine to use a sledgehammer
to kill a mosquitto, but if after all it misses, you end up with a
So put me firmly in the Roberto simple, editable makefile camp. I do
these things with lakefiles these days, but I don't expect everyone to
subscribe to my religion.
 bad idea, IMHO. Perhaps 1 out of a 100 users of luaposix need
curses support, and now they must go through extra hoops.