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>From Tue Nov 23 10:26:50 1999
>From: Jeroen Janssen <>

>> I could add a "install" target in the Makefile to, say, /usr/local/{bin,include,lib}, but I wonder whether this would be any good, given that you probably
>> need root access to write to these directories.
>you will indeed need root access, but in order for lua to become 'mainstream' some installation convention needs to be used...

Ok, I'll probably add a "install" target in the Makefile.

>Maybe this can be solved in another way by providing precompiled installation
>packages for differen (linux) distributions?

There are rpm's for Lua. Also, Lua is part of FreeBSD, but I don't know where
these packages install Lua.