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Announcing version 0.23.0 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:

* Fixed and improved CI tests
* Added support for Lua 5.3.6, 5.4.1, 5.4.2
* Added patches for Lua 5.4.0
* Added support for LuaRocks 3.4.0, 3.5.0

This release features commits by François Perrad, Dmitry Meyer, Hisham Muhammad.

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


-- Hisham Muhammad