[rrd-developers] RRDtool + Lua module patch
tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Sep 23 06:53:07 CEST 2008
Yesterday Fidelis Assis wrote:
> Hi Tobi,
> Tobias Oetiker escreveu:
> > Fidelis,
> > thanks ... I have integrated the patch and tried to fix the prefix
> > issues .... when I try to build on my hardy setup, it does not seem
> > to work though ...
> > a) lua does not get picked up for building automatically even
> > though I have lua and liblua-dev installed
> Probably because of an old version - see below.
I am running hardy which seems to be a pretty current linux
distro. So if you can by any means make it compile with lua 5.0 or
even lower, this would make this contribution much more interesting
to other people since they could actually run it ...
> > b) when I run make lua in the bindings directory I get
> > oetiker> make lua
> > cd lua && /usr/bin/lua Makefile.lua "PREFIX=/usr/local/rrdtool-1.3.2 POD2MAN=/usr/bin/pod2man LUABIN=/usr/bin/lua LIB=/usr/local/rrdtool-1.3.2/lib/lua" > Makefile && make
> > /usr/bin/lua: Makefile.lua:3: attempt to call field `match' (a nil value)
> The 'match' function in string lib was introduced in Lua 5.1 - minimum
> required for RRDLua -, so it seems you have 5.0 or older. And I have a
> broken code to check Lua version... Sorry for that, I'll fix it and send
> a patch.
> BTW, is there a standard way to check version in autoconf? I'm just
> starting to play with autoconf.
some libraries have a function call to figure the library, maybe
this exists in lua, then you can use this ...
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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