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Add your feedback here! --- yes, we need much better documentation on uninstall, version conflicts, and fixing the registry/manifest AFTER you've forcibly removed a rock directory in the file system ---

From Alvaro Martínez (alvaro.mtr_at_gmail.com)

is there an uninstall method? it would be nice if the unix man page or command-line invocation were on the site.

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From Vladimir Stebunov (vstebunov_at_gmail.com)

how to work with proxy server&

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From ionous (dev.ionous.net)

I'm a new(ish) lua user. I'd successfully extended lua by embedding lua in my c code, but I wanted to reverse things, and make my code a rock. I followed Creating a rock, but it took me a bit to make it all work.

It wasn't initially clear to me I needed a luaopen_ function, and that the dll(s) would be named after the module(s) not the package. ( My original registration function had been PascalCase because I didn't realize there was a standard convention. ) It all makes sense now that I've made the connection between the concept of a "lua module" and the "module" section of the rockspec, but that didn't happen automatically for me because I'm still so new to lua. "module" to me in the rocks docs seemed like just an arbitrary useful division of the rockspec into subparts.

A link to some external documentation about the module convention, and an explanation about the c functions luarocks needs (one "luaopen_" per module?) would help a lot.

Unrelated, but: a brief note for visual studio users might be useful. When I first ran luarocks it complained about not finding the compiler. The "Visual Studio Command Prompt" ( which is part of the visual studio installation ) sets up all the paths needed for command line compiles -- but, maybe not everybody knows that, especially folks used to the IDE.

Many thanks for lua rocks. It's a great system!

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