Re: [textadept] Textadept Updater

From: Robert <>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 14:06:07 +0100

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 5:47 AM, Zhehao Mao <> wrote:
> On 03/02/2011 09:43 PM, mitchell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Wed, 2 Mar 2011, Zhehao Mao wrote:
>>> I'm starting a new thread for this because I think it's kind of
>>> important. I've looked at the luarocks code, and it seems that all we
>>> have to do is change a bunch of filepaths in order to get it to install
>>> into the textadept directory instead of the luarocks directory. Do you
>>> guys think forking luarocks and customizing it for textadept is the way
>>> to go, or do you think we should just use the vanilla luarocks program?
>> Ideally vanilla luarocks would be used. I don't want to distribute
>> luarocks with ta.
>> mitchell
> Ok, wait, so I've just though of another problem. If we use hg for the
> updater, wouldn't the C core have to recompiled on each update since the
> hg repo only includes the source files? Perhaps luarocks would be the
> better choice.
> Howie
> --

I thought you were asking about better ways to update language modules
and modules extending TA's functionality. Updating the application is
of course a different thing.

the plan is to distribute language models for "popular enough"
languages together with Textadept, correct?

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