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Thank you, Eric. Found it. I will have to continue tomorrow, as I need
to get to bed, as 2am work comes early...


On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 7:56 PM, Eric Man <> wrote:
> There should be a "download source" button on the git page at
> . The button is quite small.
> You can use "Command-F" to find it.
> Kind Regards,
> Eric
> On 05/10/2010, at 10:50 AM, Mike McGonagle wrote:
>> Well, LuaDoc requires LuaFileSystem, which in turn is only distributed
>> as a .git file... (
>> ).
>> It appears that you can access the individual files from the web, but
>> I don't wish to try to "recreate" their distribution, only to find it
>> doesn't work.
>>> From just poking around more with the LuaFileSystem, it says that
>> there is another way to install it and that by using "luarocks", which
>> in effect makes it another dependency that needs to be installed.
>> I'm sorry, but it just appears that there is a lot more that I need to
>> learn, but I wish I could find the time. As I am just a hobbyist, I
>> should probably just shut up and work with what I can...
>> Mike
>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 7:27 PM, Jim Whitehead II <>
>> wrote:
>>> Could you possibly elaborate on why you need git? It should be possible
>>> to
>>> get a snapshot of whatever you need without git, depending on the
>>> particular
>>> situation.
>>> - Jim
>>> On 5 Oct 2010 00:23, "Mike McGonagle" <> wrote:
>>>> OK, I know that this is probably not the best thing to do, but it
>>>> really is one thing that has started to piss me off about a lot of the
>>>> newer things that I would like to check out...
>>>> I was looking at LuaDoc today, and it said that there are only two
>>>> dependencies... OK, yes, directly, there are only two dependencies,
>>>> but those two dependencies have a few of their one, and one of them is
>>>> being forced to use "Git". But because I have an older Mac OS X
>>>> system, I am limited to using G4 code, and so far, all that I have
>>>> been able to find for the Mac for Git is all on the Intel systems. Or,
>>>> if I want to use an older system, I have to install the whole MacPorts
>>>> system.
>>>> So, now a simple Lua system (or something I thought was simple), has
>>>> not only the two dependencies it claims, but it also requires that I
>>>> install Git, which in turn requires that I either upgrade my hardware
>>>> (which is isn't going to happen), or I install another Port system for
>>>> Linux (I already have Fink installed).
>>>> I just wish that there were some simple methods to install these
>>>> things that were PORTABLE. Yeah, I know, some of you will just tell me
>>>> that I need to get with the times, but hey, sorry, I don't have the
>>>> money that you do to buy a new machine ever time a new generation of
>>>> software comes out.
>>>> I guess the next machine I should buy is a Linux machine... but that
>>>> won't happen for a while...
>>>> Thanks for allowing me to vent...
>>>> Mike