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- Subject: Re: Embed extra search paths into Lua build?
- From: Christopher Tallman <cjtallman@...>
- Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2015 08:53:27 -0700
On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 2:39 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> It seems to me that this kind of thing is exactly the kind of thing that
>> luaconf.h is there for; don't be afraid to hack it. It was never meant to
>> be the canonical source of Universal Truth across all Lua builds
>> everywhere. You want to build a custom configuration, so you have to
>> customize the configuration.
> Right. 'luaconf.h' is there to be edited for configuration (see its
> If you want, you can make your changes at the end of the file, by
> unedefining and then redefining what you need (see last comments
> in 'luaconf.h').
> -- Roberto
Thank you for the help. I really appreciate the breadth of options. :)
We have a build process that builds several Lua versions from source,
so it was nice to think there might have been a way to update our
build script and propagate the changes to each built version.
I think as long as I document my changes to luaconf.h appropriately,
everything will be fine; I'll just have to remember to make the same
update to whatever Lua version comes next.