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Announcing version 0.22.0 of hererocks, a Python script for
fetching and installing Lua, LuaJIT and LuaRocks:

The main function of hererocks is creating an isolated installation of
plus LuaRocks in a selected directory. Lua sources are patched so that default
package.path and package.cpath point to locations LuaRocks uses to store
installed modules.

hererocks provides a few options to customize Lua/LuaJIT installation:
you can select compatibility flags, pass arbitrary compilation flags,
disable readline, and apply patches from

New in this version:

* Added support for Lua 5.4.0
* Fixed activate_posix for Bash in POSIX mode

Credits to the commits in the release go to François Perrad and Dmitry Meyer..

To install hererocks use pip[1] and run 'pip install hererocks' or get
'' from its Github project.


-- Hisham Muhammad