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On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 5:49 PM, Hisham <> wrote:
> This is incorrect. LuaRocks always supported specifying Lua version in the
> rockspecs. And it features search filtered by Lua version for many years by
> now.
> You don't need to embed LuaRocks to use it in that fashion. You can use it
> to fetch modules for use in other apps just fine. Torch, the machine
> learning toolkit, for example, happily uses LuaRocks to install their
> modules. The Neovim editor also uses LuaRocks.
> LuaRocks installs modules according to a standard Lua module tree, and you
> can point it to install under any prefix directory, or simply use it to
> fetch modules and copy them over wherever you like!
> Give LuaRocks a second try, you might be surprised! :-D

I will. Thanks for the education, Hisham!


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