editors/scite port broken

Angelo Turetta aturetta at commit.it
Tue Sep 19 06:26:13 PDT 2006

piotr.smyrak at heron.pl wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006 10:32:40 -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote
>> On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 10:48:52AM +0200,
>>  piotr.smyrak at heron.pl wrote:
>>> : undefined reference to `lua_createtable'
>>> LuaExtension.o(.text+0x34d): In function 
>>> `cf_scite_constname(lua_State*)':
>> [...]
>> The question is why is it trying to use lua when no lua 
>> library is being linked (nor is it apparently even present 
>> on your system.
> Unfortunately it is unmaintained IIRW since sobomax stepped down. I 
> used to use the port a lot and submit update PR's, but my knowledge 
> is too limited in regards to C++ et consortes.

It happened to me too. The problem is that lua port has been upgraded to 
5.1 in the past few months, but scite (as is now) can only be linked to 5.0.

I solved it with:
     portupgrade -fo lang/lua50 lua

or equivalent (i.e. uninstall lang/lua and install lang/lua50)

Hope this helps

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