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Re: On updating Lua
On Thu, Sep 01, 2016 at 01:59:49PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> Lourival, Guilherme
> (CCing tech-userlevel@)
> In the past we updated Lua by doing a vendor import and reapplying
> our patches. It's doable, but as you have seen, cvs makes that
> stuff not strictly easy...
> Furthermore I think that we always lack behind, Lua 5.3.3 with 3
> bug fixes applied would be current.
> Would it speed up thinks if we just applied the diffs from PUC Rio
> and commiting them, leaving out the vendor import dance? Would
> that have any negative side effects? What do others on
> tech-userlevel think?
If you do it wrong, it just makes it that much harder the next time.
There are reasons for all these "dances".
David A. Holland
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