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Lua 5.2 does not register with pkg-info #43
It looks like the Lua project considers writing the .pc to be a job of downstream packagers, not their job: http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2010-05/msg00641.html
Yeah, 10,000% agreed.
I guess lua 5.1 and the million names the .pc shipped under was a warning sign, but... argh.
For reference, this is the entirety of the output of
Which isn't enough for anything to actually use it.
We could ship a .pc that's a moderately-edited copy of the 5.1 .pc. Much as I hate to encourage bad behaviour...
This should probably be logged upstream as a bug.
The simple reasoning being that Lua can create a pkg-config file that works perfectly for 75% or more of all package managers. So, if 3 out of 12 systems have to modify or create their own
Seriously, I can't think of a single other project that is as high-profile as Lua that thinks creating