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- Subject: Re: Status of 5.2 ports
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 09:18:42 -0200
> I would like to discuss the plans and progress for porting the
> various libraries to Lua 5.2. I am particularly interested in alien,
> but no doubt the status of other libraries is quite useful info. I
> already use the 5.2 version of lfs for my Widows Vista machine and
> am looking forward to trying other stuff in 5.2.
A good start for many libraries would be to update them to 5.1 ;)
As the standard Lua distribution comes with "compat on", many libraries
still use features deprecated in 5.1 (e.g., 'luaL_reg' instead of
'luaL_Reg'). It would be useful to get Lua compiled with compats off
and test the libraries there.
(That change does not even have to wait for the final release of Lua