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- Subject: Re: Compiling LuaFileSystem on Windows 10
- From: Russell Haley <russ.haley@...>
- Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2018 19:51:50 -0800
On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 2:01 AM, steve donovan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:47 AM, KHMan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> You should try it on a compiler for which something like this have worked
>> for you in the past.
> Which BTW, makes it very hard for LuaRocks to deliver binary rocks on Windows.
> There are so many variants - generally the GNU toolchain is better
> because it doesn't change its runtime every year.
> It would take an heroic effort to do this - though I think LuaDist is
> onto something good - Peter Drahos builds EVERYTHING (including C
> dependencies) using CMake.
> His 'batteries' mini-distribution is a worthy successor for Lua for Windows.
This is great, thanks Steve. LuaDist is similar to what I was thinking
but taken to the next step. The PDF from the 2013 workshop is very