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On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Sean Conner <> wrote:
>> Also, I am confused about the rockspec being tied to a specific tag.
>> - do I need to create a new tag and a new rockspec each time I change
>> something?
>   Yes.  In order for dependencies to be tracked correctly, you should create
> a new rockspec when any changes to the code are made.  There's nothing to
> enforce this (to my knowledge) though.
>> - is there a way to create a rockspec for "the last version" (master HEAD)
>   You can do this with luarocks itself ("luarocks new_version") but I
> personally don't use that.  I find it's just as easy to make the few changes
> required in the rockspec.
>> - should rockspecs be defined only for _stable_ versions?
>   That's up to you.  I try to strive for that.
>> How do you handle this in practice?
>   When I'm ready to make a new release, the last thing I do is update the
> rockspec (change the filename, version and source.tag field), commit that
> change and create a new tag.  I try to use semantic versioning [1] for
> version numbers and so far, I think I'm successful.  You can check out a few
> of my modules to see how I do it [2].

Thanks for your detailed answers. I will look into your modules and rockspecs.