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- Subject: Re: Question about old lua/lua GItHub repo
- From: Daurnimator <quae@...>
- Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:35:40 +1000
On 25 April 2017 at 14:46, Jonathan Goble <email@example.com> wrote:
> In the old github.com/lua/lua repository (back when it was just a mirror of
> the official tarballs), each commit's author was listed as "Lua Team
> committed with repogen". An example can be seen in my outdated fork of that
> repo: https://github.com/jcgoble3/lua-testing
> What is this "repogen", and where can I read docs about it and get my hands
> on it?
It was a tool made by Craig Barnes for the purpose.
I'm sure he can share it with you.
> I'm interested in possibly updating my fork and maintaining it as
> exactly what the original lua/lua repo was (a buildable mirror of official
> releases), but I don't know what this "repogen" is. I've Googled the name
> every way I can think of, and I can only get results about some
> Ubuntu/Debian feature that doesn't seem relevant.
I'm curious what the use of such a repository is.
If you just need a mirror of lua releases, I could attach the release
tarballs to the github "releases"?