[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
- Subject: Re: Project lead nominations for standard libraries?
- From: Enrico Colombini <erix@...>
- Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 12:30:33 +0100
On 02/01/2011 6.38, steve donovan wrote:
 It would be interesting to look at the bad experiences people have
had with LuaRocks, or reasons for general resistance.
I typically keep many projects around, each one with its own (possibly
old, possibly modified) Lua interpreter and libraries. Sometimes the
projects are shared with other people that may have different system
configurations; in any case thay should be completely contained in a
Having a system-wide repository for Lua interpreter and libraries and
(especially) being only able to get pre-compiled libraries in its format
or through its management program would significantly complicate my
life, as would any form of auto-updating or lack of direct control over
interpreter and libraries.
Of course, people using Lua for system-related tasks would see things
differently. LuaRocks is a laudable project, it's just not what I