lua50-doc - Documentation for the Lua 5.0 programming language

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename lua50-doc_5.0.3-8_all.deb
Package name lua50-doc
Package version 5.0.3
Package release 8
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::doc devel::lang:lua doc made-of::html role::documentation
License -
Maintainer Enrico Tassi <>
Download size 53.80 KB
Installed size 208.00 KB
This is the documentation for the Lua 5.0 programming language.
This package includes the HTML versions of the manual pages
and the language manual itself.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lua50-doc_5.0.3-8_all.deb 5.0.3 all Debian Main
lua50-doc - - -


Type URL
Binary Package lua50-doc_5.0.3-8_all.deb
Source Package lua50

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lua50-doc deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lua50-doc




2016-08-05 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add "build-arch" and "build-indep" targets, patch by Santiago Vila
(Closes: #822054) 
2011-07-23 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Package moved to git
2011-07-23 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-6) unstable; urgency=low
* source format 3.0 (quilt) 
2011-07-20 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-depend on libreadline-dev (Closes: #553806) 
* Bump standards-versiont to 3.9.2, no changes
* Depend on ${misc:Depends} to make lintian happy
2009-09-27 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-4) unstable; urgency=low
* cheange lua to Lua in package description
* updated Vcs-* fields
* bumped standards-version to 3.8.3
* added README.source 
* fixed doc-base section, now it is Programming
2006-09-16 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* made control file binNMU safe
* commented out upstream strip of binaries (Closes: #437542)
2006-09-15 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed compatibility layer with lua40 (both compat.lua and -C switch).
* Added compat-5.1r5 to liblualib50 (both the .o and the .lua).
* Added LUA_CPATH environment variable and fixed LUA_PATH to include
/usr/share/lua/50 (/usr/share/lua50 is preserved for backward
* Fixed .pc to report the correct version and to include the definition
2006-08-10 - Enrico Tassi <>
lua50 (5.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #378764)
* Applied patch to fix -l (Closes: #370633)
* The current interpreter returns 1 in case of fatal error (Closes: #359132)
* Enrico Tassi <> adopted lua50 (Closes: #339009) 
* Updated standards to 3.7.2
2006-04-09 - Matej Vela <>
lua50 (5.0.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Package is orphaned (#339009); set maintainer to Debian QA Group.
* Acknowledge NMU.  Closes: #326327.
* Switch to debhelper 5.
* Make liblua50-dev and liblualib50-dev depend on exact versions of
liblua50 and liblualib50 respectively (per Policy 8.5).
* Make liblua50-dev and liblualib50-dev depend on libc6-dev.
* Remove Lintian override for `unusual-interpreter #!/usr/bin/lua50';
this is a bug in Lintian (#361644).
* debian/lua50-doc.doc-base: Fix authors list.
* debian/liblua50-dev.postinst, debian/liblua50-dev.prerm,
debian/lua50.postinst, debian/lua50.prerm: Use `set -e'.
* debian/rules: Add support for DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=noopt.
* debian/watch: Add.
* Conforms to Standards version 3.6.2.
2005-12-24 - Don Armstrong <>
lua50 (5.0.2-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non Maintainer Upload
* Build-Depend on libreadline5-dev instead of libreadline4
(closes: #326327)

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