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Build fails with inability to find lua interpreter #65

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Peter Drahoš
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Following the instructions at I'm getting the following problem:

…lots of stuff elided…
Linking C executable luac
[100%] Built target luac
[ 0%] Performing install step for 'lua'
[ 47%] Built target liblua
[ 95%] Built target liblua_static
[ 96%] Built target lua
[100%] Built target luac
Install the project...
-- Install configuration: "MinSizeRel"
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/lua
-- Set runtime path of "/home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/lua" to "$ORIGIN/../lib"
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/luac
-- Set runtime path of "/home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/luac" to "$ORIGIN/../lib"
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/lib/
-- Set runtime path of "/home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/lib/" to "$ORIGIN/../lib"
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/lib/lua/strict.lua
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/include/lua.h
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/include/lualib.h
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/include/lauxlib.h
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/include/lua.hpp
-- Installing: /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/bootstrap/include/luaconf.h
[ 0%] Completed 'lua'
[ 25%] Built target lua
Scanning dependencies of target luafilesystem
[ 25%] Creating directories for 'luafilesystem'
[ 25%] No download step for 'luafilesystem'
[ 25%] No patch step for 'luafilesystem'
[ 25%] No update step for 'luafilesystem'
[ 25%] Performing configure step for 'luafilesystem'
loading initial cache file /home/michael/Development/Lua/LuaDist/bootstrap/_install/tmp/install/config.cmake
-- The C compiler identification is GNU
-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc
-- Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/gcc -- works
-- Detecting C compiler ABI info
-- Detecting C compiler ABI info - done
CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:91 (MESSAGE):
Could NOT find Lua51 (missing: LUA_LIBRARIES)
Call Stack (most recent call first):
/usr/local/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:252 (_FPHSA_FAILURE_MESSAGE)
/usr/local/share/cmake-2.8/Modules/FindLua51.cmake:72 (FIND_PACKAGE_HANDLE_STANDARD_ARGS)
dist.cmake:36 (find_package)
CMakeLists.txt:12 (ADD_LUA_MODULE)

-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
make[3]: *** [luafilesystem/src/luafilesystem-stamp/luafilesystem-configure] Error 1
make[2]: *** [CMakeFiles/luafilesystem.dir/all] Error 2
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/install.dir/rule] Error 2
make: *** [install] Error 2

When I look for the interpreter to see if it's built:

$ find -iname "lua"

$ find -iname "luac"

Both the interpreter and compiler are there.

$ _install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/lua
Lua 5.1.4 Copyright (C) 1994-2008, PUC-Rio

$ _install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/luac
_install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/luac: no input files given
usage: _install/tmp/bootstrap/bin/luac [options] [filenames].
Available options are:

  • process stdin -l list -o name output to file 'name' (default is "luac.out") -p parse only -s strip debug information -v show version information -- stop handling options

The both appear to work as well. It seems there's a configuration problem somewhere in the bootstrapping process that's making things fail out of the box.

Peter Drahoš

Thanks for the report. Looking into it, can you please provide versions of CMake and MinGW you used?

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$ cmake --version
cmake version 2.8.4

$ uname -a
Linux isolde 2.6.38-13-generic #54-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 3 13:38:12 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

(This is Linux Mint 11, an Ubuntu variant.)

$ gcc --version
gcc (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.2-8ubuntu4) 4.5.2

Peter Drahoš

Thanks, looking into it. Probably misconfiguration in lib/lua/dist/config.lua that CMake generates.

Peter Drahoš

Sorry I was not able to reproduce this. While exploring the issue I found a related build problem on Cygwin and MinGW that has been fixed in the latest bootstrap. Can you please check again.

Peter Drahoš

Closing this, could not reproduce.

Peter Drahoš drahosp closed this
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ghost commented

Weird. I can reproduce this 100% of the time on every machine I've tried it on (including a squeaky clean VM). Pretty much makes LuaDist a bust for me. :(

Thanks for looking into it, though.

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