[Slackbuilds-users] conky doesn't build LONGER
matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 12:02:47 UTC 2017
2017-11-19 21:17 GMT+01:00 Roy Lanek <roy.lanek at yandex.com>:
> Question: Not that Lua interests me more than much, but why
> let it behind that much? Version 5.1.5 dates back to 2012,
> while the series 5.3.x begins 2015 with regular releases, the
> last in January of this year.
because newer lua versions cannot be used with much of the stuff we
have on SBo (that supports only lua-5.1.x): lua 5.3 introduced a
compatiblity mode but it doesn't actually work well.
the solution would be to:
- parallel install different lua versions;
- checking that the various things that need those find the right one
in each case.
...but this solution is really hard to implement, as the script being
involved are =~ 150 and they have to be all tested working to
implement it on the repository.
if someone feels like doing this work it would be highly appreciated.
More information about the SlackBuilds-users