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What is a "bakefile"?

I've been using a clunky batch file to build lua5,luasocket, and
sqlite under lcc-win32. Lcc-win32 comes with a minimal make... do you
think I'd be able to integrate into bake?


On Thu, 2 Sep 2004 16:28:46 +0200, fr_m <> wrote:
> Hi all,
>    I'm a win32 user of LUA and since I've found it invaluable tool, I've
> created some few files which could be easily
> added to the official distro to provide window users an extra-easy way to
> build all lua stuff with his preferred compiler
> (mingw, borland, msvc makefiles, msvc project files, open watcom....etc).
> I created a simple bakefile which can be used to regenerate all those
> makefiles with a simple command.
> The work was very very easy since the clean & ANSI-compliant code which
> distinguish lua from other libraries...
> I think it would be fantastic to have those makefiles added to the official
> downloads... I attach to this mail an archive which, unzipped in the main
> folder of lua, creates a win32 folder containing a readme and all the
> brand-new makefiles for LUA.
> I hope LUA authors are interested,
> Francesco Montorsi
> PS: if someone finds it useful, I can slightly modify the files to allow the
> creation of a lua DLL...