Re: [code] Compiling TextAdept in CentOS

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:32:52 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Hi Rob,

On Mon, 9 Dec 2013, Rob Kendrick wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 02:03:47PM -0500, Mitchell wrote:
>>
>> I have not run into this issue. I presume that when you ran 'make
>> deps' first, the lfs patch succeeded? If so, please attach your
>> lfs.c or at least inline the code around those lines so I can
>> examine it.
>
> This reminds me. Is there any possibility of a future release of
> TextAdept not embedding libraries, or at least being able to use system
> copies? The embedding of Lua and lfs etc basically makes it impossible
> to package for Debian, and therefor all its derivatives such as Ubuntu
> and Mint.

To what extent? Textadept compiles in Scintilla -- would Debian require ta
to use the system version? Textadept needs a patched Scintilla. It also
patches Lua for at least some custom environment variables, and patches
lfs for Lua 5.2 support (I could not get lfs head to work).

Cheers,
Mitchell

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