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I tried to compile lsyncd from the sources, it gives this error: make[1]: *** [luac.out] Error 1 even though I had done apt-get install liblua5.1-0-dev liblua50-dev liblualib50-dev.

The lsyncd avaialble in apt-sources is 1.35, which doesn't have ssh support. How can I get lsyncd 2 working on ubuntu 10.10?

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Can you do a pastebin link of the whole compile output? – Code Friendly Mar 31 '11 at 17:32
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I was able to have it compile successfully by just installing the following (same version of Ubuntu):

sudo apt-get install lua5.1 liblua5.1-0-dev


./configure && make

This is in an environment where all the normal build/compile tools are already installed, so if you were to link a pastebin of your compile process, maybe we can see if something else is missing.

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