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This page is a work in progress containing technical details of how to install a working LuaRocks system with Fugio.

LuaRocks is the package manager for Lua modules.

It allows you to create and install Lua modules as self-contained packages called rocks. You can download and install LuaRocks on Unix and Windows.



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Extract to <LuaDir>\bin

Extract to <LuaDir>

Move lua53.lib and lua53.dll to <LuaDir>\lib

Install Visual Studio 2015 (Community Edition works fine)

Download LuaRocks from

Extract LuaRocks

Open Start Menu -> Visual Studio 2015 -> VS2015 x86 Native Tools Command Prompt

cd <LuaRocksDownloadDir>

.\install /LUA <LuaDir> /P <LuaRocksDir> /FORCECONFIG /NOREG
cd <LuaRocksDir>
.\luarocks install md5

Set the ENV variables

LUA_PATH     <LuaDir>\share\lua\5.3\?.lua;<LuaDir>\share\lua\5.3\?\init.lua

LUA_CPATH    <LuaDir>\lib\lua\5.3\?.dll

Run Fugio

macOS/OS X

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