[Slackbuilds-users] conky compile error

Luiz Carlos Ramos lramos.prof at yahoo.com.br
Sun Feb 26 16:57:06 UTC 2023

On Sun, Feb 26, 2023 at 11:31:52AM -0500, B. Watson wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Feb 2023, Luiz Carlos Ramos via SlackBuilds-users wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I could do a trick here to make it build in machines where lua 5.3 is
> > installed alongside lua 5.1. It is done simply adding these two lines in
> > the cmake invocation:
> > 
> >    -DLUA_LIBRARIES=/usr/lib64/liblua5.3.so \
> >    -DLUA_INCLUDE_DIR=/usr/include/lua5.3 \
> > 
> > Don't know exactly how it works in the inner bits, but the intention is
> > to instruct CMake to find the correct version of Lua.
> Nothing wrong with doing that, so long as it works in both situations
> (with or without lua-5.1 installed). I'd recommend doing it.

Also, it could be added that lua53 is a necessary dependency of conky,
as coded in the *.info. file. So lua 5.3 should be there.

I think the only thing to test is actually building conky without lua
5.1. It's not my case here but there should be no problems in doing so,
at least theoretically.


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