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- Subject: Re: [ANN] mathx for Lua 5.3
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 06:50:49 -0300
> typed 'make', was told by the compiler that I should recompile
> with -fPIC (this happens with almost all the software I build and
> I don't reason why, I just do)
Apparently this is needed for 64-bit Linux.
> The test results appeared with a mystererious 'nil' at the start
> and end, which are produced by 'print(math.version)'.
I don't see any nils. Are you sure you're running mathx for Lua 5.3?
Did the local test before installing work?
> Like previous versions of 'mathx', this places all its functions
> directly into 'math', which is the table that "require mathx" returns.
The current version does not mess with 'math'.
Are you sure you got the tarbal I uploaded yesterday?
Name Last update Size MD5 digest
5.3/lmathx.tar.gz 2015-05-05 3540 5b5bd22aec169712173d5e39ce759c34
> The interesting problem of marrying "complex" to "mathx",
> complete with children like gamma for complex numbers,
> now remains :-)
My lcomplex exposes C99 complex numbers and function to Lua but C99 does
not include cgamma. For that, you can try cephes: http://www.netlib.org/cephes/
I was thinking about writing a Lua binding for cephes, prompted by this