[arch-dev-public] [RFC] The path to lua 5.2
seblu at seblu.net
Thu Sep 13 16:19:11 EDT 2012
Version 5.2 of lua is out since December 2011  and last update
since June 2012.
I suggest to update our current lua package to 5.2.1 and introduce
a new package lua51.
As we need to rebuild and update dependencies of some packages, we can
benefits to adopt a clean naming (like for python) for lua libraries
- lua-lfs for lua 5.2 version, where "lfs" is the name in the lua require.
- lua51-lfs for 5.1 version.
for current package lua-filesystem.
The goal is to drop lua51* package once all package will only needs lua 5.2.
I currently have a lua (v5.2.1) and lua51 (v5.1.5) packages on my
computer which works correctly.
The following packages are out of my hands:
seblu at brynhild ~ $ for i in extra testing; do sogrep $i lua.so; done
seblu at brynhild ~ $ for i in community community-testing ; do sogrep $i
As there is not so many packages to update in community, I can do it
myself. I need some helps for those in extra/core.
 I'm not a lua expert, I use it only with awesome, so please tell
me if you see something bad.
Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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