Hello sunpoet! Thank you very much for pushing LuaRocks forward.
Here is some background about this patch:
- Lua.org has now released Lua 5.4.0. There is a review for the lua54 port here: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D14709
- Andrew Gierth has added flavors support to the Lua toolchain through Mk/Uses/lua.mk. flavors support allows a user to build lua tools against any version of Lua that the tool supports.
This patch adds Lua flavor support to the LuaRocks package manager so we don't have to be stuck at 5.2 anymore. To use flavors to build LuaRocks against a specific version of Lua:
Thank you for your time and for considering this patch.