Lua->C FFI

$ luarocks install alien

Alien lets a Lua application call load dynamic libraries and call C functions. Alien is based on libffi. On a GNU/Linux system you should be able to install it with your package manager; it is probably called something like `libffi-dev` (Debian, Ubuntu etc.) or `libffi-devel` (Fedora, CentOS etc.). If your system's package manager does not have libffi, or you don't have a package manager, you can get the source code from


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lua >= 5.1

Dependency for

fbclient, zee, zee, zile