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- Subject: Re: Problem with luarocks unpack
- From: Eduardo Ochs <eduardoochs@...>
- Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:12:02 -0300
You mean this?
rm -Rv /tmp/rock/
luarocks --verbose download stacktraceplus
luarocks --verbose unpack stacktraceplus
Same error, but the --verbose may help...
About updating the Debian package to 3.x:
On Thu, 16 Jan 2020 at 13:02, Ką Mykolas <email@example.com> wrote:
> Have You tried the following (sounds a bit more intuitive for me):
> $ luarocks download stacktraceplus
> $ luarocks unpack stacktraceplus
> The biggest issue You're facing seems to be incompatibility between
> Rockspec formats and Debian... not having a maintainer
> who would be willing to update Luarocks package.
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 5:46 PM Eduardo Ochs <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > ok, so Lua is a geek language with geek batteries, right? This means
> > that it should be easy to download and unpack the full source of any
> > given rock, right?...
> > I'm on Debian, and the version of the luarocks that comes with Debian
> > is 2.4.2 - see:
> > https://packages.debian.org/sid/luarocks
> > There are some rocks that that version can't install. Just to cite an
> > obvious example, I tried to ask the luarocks from Debian to install
> > the most recent version of luarocks - some package managers are able
> > to do this - by doing:
> > luarocks --local install luarocks
> > and I got these error messages:
> > Installing https://luarocks.org/luarocks-3.2.1-1.src.rock
> > Error: Rockspec format 3.0 is not supported, please upgrade LuaRocks.
> > So I tried to install a recent version of luarocks from the git repo.
> > Here's what I did:
> > sudo apt-get remove luarocks
> > # Clean all the stuff from previous uses of luarocks
> > rm -Rfv ~/.cache/luarocks/
> > rm -Rfv ~/.luarocks/
> > cd ~/usrc/
> > git clone https://github.com/luarocks/luarocks
> > cd ~/usrc/luarocks/
> > # Choose a version
> > git branch --list -a
> > git checkout 3.2.1
> > git reset
> > ./configure
> > make
> > sudo make install
> > which luarocks
> > luarocks --version
> > rm -Rv /tmp/rock/
> > mkdir /tmp/rock/
> > cd /tmp/rock/
> > luarocks unpack stacktraceplus
> > # Output:
> > # "Error: Failed copying unpacked rockspec into unpacked source directory."
> > I got the same error on several rocks. What I am doing wrong?
> > "luarocks unpack" is not well documented, so I am mostly guessing that
> > it is the right thing for downloading rock sources...
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Eduardo Ochs
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