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- Subject: Re: just got curl working :-)
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 08:19:21 +0200
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 8:16 AM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> posix is probably harder because there are more functions.
> Has anyone made a list of the incompatibilities ?
> Is there a reliable app-space test for which posix module is present ?
I don't know, but it sounds like a useful exercise...it is one of the
> But why Lua? Why self-inflicted? It's such a neat language...
Maybe because it's so easy to write and extend ? ;) Maybe because we
are all cats, and dislike working in packs?
> I'd also like to propose that luarocks.org and luaforge.net
> not adopt any new namespace conflicts.
Noble idea - I think Hisham has wanted to encourage packagers and not
impose too many rules.
> If there were a luarocks register my_new_posix command in each
> post-install script, then luarocks.require could work for dist
> packages too. But it's still confusing when one required sub-module
> wants one posix and another required sub-module wants the other.
> Or when code is pasted.
Yes, it is awkward. I will push for a LR way to resolve some of these
issues, but it does feel like patching a deeper problem...