Lua bindings package for Debian?

Olly Betts olly at
Tue Dec 11 00:40:14 GMT 2018

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 09:15:56PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> Hey, was just thinking about trying Lua out but I noticed
> there's no bindings packaged for Debian.  It's shipped with the
> rest of the bindings source and I've long relied on Perl
> package.
> Why is that?

Mostly nobody's done the work to package it yet (I think you're
the first person I've seen ask about it).

If you're interested in working on it, that'd be great.  Otherwise
I'd suggest opening a wishlist bug (either in xapian's trac or the
Debian BTS).


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