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- Subject: RE: Source release contents vs GitHub/GitLab mirrors
- From: Roger Leigh <rleigh@...>
- Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2023 17:00:55 +0000
One additional question relating to the project history.
the release dates on the versions page and the dates of the release tar.gz files don't match up except occasionally. Sometimes, but not always, they match up with the release tag date. Which ones are considered the definitive release date?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, March 5, 2023 4:16 PM
> To: Lua mailing list <email@example.com>
> Subject: RE: Source release contents vs GitHub/GitLab mirrors
> Hi folks,
> While the original question is still outstanding, I just wanted to share this in
> case anyone found it useful.
> I have created a simple shell script to import all of the releases and
> corresponding tests into git (tested on FreeBSD 13.1):
> An example repository is here:
> with release tags:
> For anyone who wishes to do work in git based upon a specific upstream
> release, you might find this of use.
> If anyone has any comments or feedback, I'll be happy to incorporate any
> changes to the script. The above repository commits are not yet stable--if the
> script is re-run the repository content will be rewritten.
> Kind regards,
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, March 2, 2023 9:24 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Source release contents vs GitHub/GitLab mirrors
> > Hi folks,
> > I was looking at building from GitHub lua/lua, but noticed that some
> > source files were missing. Doing a comparison of the two (excluding
> > the
> > documentation) 5.4.4 release vs current GitHub master:
> > $ diff release.list github.list
> > 1c1,2
> > < Makefile
> > ---
> > > README.md
> > > all
> > 48a50,51
> > > ltests.c
> > > ltests.h
> > 53,54d55
> > < lua.hpp
> > < luac.c
> > 63a65,67
> > > makefile
> > > manual/
> > > onelua.c
> > The main thing I was missing was luac.c, but there are some other
> > missing source files as well such as lua.hpp, and it looks like the
> > Makefiles are different.
> > I just wanted to query the reasons for the discrepancy, and to ask if
> > the missing source files are under version control anywhere else?
> > Kind regards,
> > Roger