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- Subject: Re: Forcing Lua on Windows to use a standalone folder
- From: Rena <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:31:40 -0500
On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:43 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got to add a feature to a Lua program I wrote several years ago,
> but it was 5.1 and uses sigar to check system stuff (Disk, memory, &
> CPU usage, etc.) and sigar is broken on 5.2.
> My machine now has a 5.2 LuaRocks installation, and I can't figure out
> a way to get lua to ignore all the system environment variables from
> within a command prompt window.
> For example, if I run the lua script on a target machine that doesn't
> have lua installed, it runs fine, but if I run it on my machine, I get
> all kinds of module not found warnings, etc. If I resolve those, lua
> barks about lua52.dll being missing, even though it's running 5.1.
> Any ideas on how I can make a command prompt window ignore everything
> but what's in the folder I'm running from? Setting %PATH% to just ;
> doesn't help - lua continues to look in the LuaRocks\Systree... folder
> for lfs, etc.
Don't you also have to set LUA_PATH and LUA_CPATH?
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