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Old 06-21-2011, 12:45 PM   #1
ponce
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[testing] Lua 5.2.0-beta


Lua devs released a few days ago a beta version of the upcoming 5.2.

I tried to adapt the slackbuild.org build script for the new version:

http://ponce.cc/slackware/testing/lua/

hope can be useful to play with it a little early: I seem to have spotted many Lua users here and, as you can read in the link above too, there are many changes from 5.1.x and some incompatibilities.

EDIT: for the reasons above, if I were you, I won't use it to upgrade a 5.1.x package installed as a dependency of another package! Instead, can be handy for porting/testing lua code written for the new version.

Last edited by ponce; 06-21-2011 at 01:23 PM. Reason: added hint
 
Old 06-21-2011, 09:40 PM   #2
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Thanks for info. I wonder how this is gonna affect my awesomewm config. Maybe this is a good excuse for finally trying dwm :-)
 
  


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