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- Subject: Re: To all Lua rock maintainers (also included considerations on Lua's ecosystem and a Lua distribution)
- From: Cosmin Apreutesei <cosmin.apreutesei@...>
- Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17:28:16 +0300
> Can you please point out to a specific rock where my distribution
> choice turns out to be an issue?
Of course they can't, they're just trolling (sorry guys but you are).
Ubuntu 10.04 is a great choice as a building and testing target. It's
what I use for luapower too. There are many reasons for this:
- you have a ppa for gcc 4.8.1 which is a few commands to install
so you don't have to to compile gcc (few people can)
- gcc 4.8.1 allows you to compile C++11 libs which there's an
increasing number of
- building on 10.04 gives you binaries compatible down to eglibc 2.11
but most of them will be really compatible down to glibc 2.7 -- thus
you cover a lot more linux distros with your binaries, even some