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Re: [Bug-zile] Building Zile master head

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: [Bug-zile] Building Zile master head
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:07:19 +1300

Hi Reuben,

On Jan 16, 2014, at 12:01 PM, Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 15 January 2014 22:48, Gary V. Vaughan <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'd argue that it's your assumption that you can deduce LUA_INCDIR and 
> > LUA_LIBDIR from LUA_BINDIR that is at fault. You should be asking luarocks 
> > for these values. At present, however, I can't see a way to query luarocks 
> > for them, but all the information should be in the site_config.lua file. 
> > Maybe you could ask whether it's possible to get at it in a supported way?
> That all seems eminently reasonable to me.
> However, I don't have an environment to test it in, nor am I bitten by any 
> multi-arch issues, so even if I took the time to try to work on it, I'd 
> essentially be flying blind.
> You don't need multi-arch to benefit from and test this: you simply want to 
> be able to query luarocks for these settings rather than guess them in your 
> Makefile.am. Multiarch support is a side-effect (and still requires a 
> hand-rolled site-config like mine).

Oh, I see what you mean now.  Right.  Yes, that would be nice!

Even so, I'm sure you'd explain to Hisham what it is and why it's important 
better than I would.  Not to mention, that my TODO list is already at least a 
year deep, so I'm reluctant to take this on as well.  Sorry :-/

Gary V. Vaughan (gary AT gnu DOT org)

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