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Announcing release 0.5.1 of LuaRocks, the system for deployment and
management of Lua modules.

This is a bugfix release, fixing glitches reported since release 0.5.
Thanks to everyone who reported issues. A few new features were also

In this release:
* Added function get_rock_from_module in luarocks.require, allowing
apps to inspect which rock they're getting modules from.
* Added variables LUA, LIB_EXTENSION and OBJ_EXTENSION, now available
for rockspec authors.
* Assorted bugfixes, especially for the Windows package.
* Build system improvements: add DESTDIR variable to makefile to make
things easier for distros packaging LuaRocks.

Download links and documentation are available at

Check out the ever-growing repository of currently available rocks at:

-- Hisham