The Boston Diaries

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

PEBKAC, of course

This issue with LuaRocks:

[spc]lucy:/tmp>luarocks pack orgconman-1.0.0-1.rockspec
Initialized empty Git repository in /tmp/luarocks_orgconman-1.0.0-1-7168/lua-conmanorg/.git/
remote: Counting objects: 41, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (37/37), done.
remote: Total 41 (delta 11), reused 11 (delta 2)
Receiving objects: 100% (41/41), 60.55 KiB, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (11/11), done.
sh: line 0: cd: lua-conmanorg: No such file or directory
Packed: /tmp/orgconman-1.0.0-1.src.rock

Yeah, that one. Totally my fault and nothing at all to do with LuaRocks. Between help from Ignacio Burgueño (via email) and Hisham Muhammad (via a bug report) I was able to isolate the issue to a Lua module I installed 3½ years ago that LuaRocks will use if it's installed.

The only problem—the module in question was compiled with some … um … let's say “questionable compiler options” (specified by yours truly).


Anyway, that issue has been resolved.


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