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- Subject: Re: Forcing Lua on Windows to use a standalone folder
- From: Rena <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:20:45 -0500
On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 9:02 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Friday, January 30, 2015, 12:31:40 PM, you wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:43 AM, <email@example.com> 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?
> I thought that would do it, but no matter what I set them to, even to
> the absolute current path name, I get a "module 'lfs' not found" on
> the require...
Take a look at the list of paths it tried (part of the error message)
and make sure lfs is actually there...
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