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Re: Virtual package lua should be provided by lua5.1.

On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 09:26:41 -0600
Chris <jesdisciple@gmail.com> wrote:

> (Note: Please Cc any relevant discussions to me.)
> Currently, the virtual package lua is provided by lua40 and lua50. This

lua5.1 Provides: lua 

$ sudo apt-get install lua
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package lua is a virtual package provided by:
  lua50 5.0.3-6
  lua5.1 5.1.4-12
You should explicitly select one to install.

> implies that lua50 is the latest version available in the repositories, but
> lua5.1 is newer.

lua5.2 is also available in experimental :

> I don't see lua listed at
> http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/virtual-package-names-list.txtso
> I am wondering whether this is the appropriate venue.

debian-user@lists.debian.org would probably have been better, or
searching on packages.debian.org and contacting the relevant


Neil Williams

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