This package contains luarocks, a tool for managing rocks. A lua rock is a
bundle containing a module and some metadata like compilation instructions and
copyright. The command line utility luarocks can download, build, install
and remove rocks, properly handling dependencies among them and allowing
multiple versions of the same rock to coexist.
The tool installs system-wide rocks in /usr/local when run by the
superuser, but a regular user can easily tune it to install rocks in his
This package also provides the luarocks-admin tool, needed to create a rocks
repository, and the documentation for luarocks, describing the command line
tools as well as the library to manipulate rocks.