[rust-dev] prerelease tarball

Elly Jones elly+rd at leptoquark.net
Wed Jan 18 19:54:29 PST 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 07:36:59PM -0800, Graydon Hoare wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a certain amount of release-making machinery wired up now,
> such that by pushing to "distcheck-snap" on origin you will get a
> tarball and .exe uploaded (after a successful "make distcheck") to
> the dl host. So you get something like this:
> http://dl.rust-lang.org/dist/rust-prerelease.tar.gz
> I'd suggest not clicking on that link though -- the resulting
> tarball is over 100mb since it includes a complete snapshot of LLVM.
> Is this ... acceptable? I'm not really sure what to do about it.
> LLVM is too much of a moving target still and our relationship to it
> is not at all stable enough to make "use the system LLVM" terribly
> practical yet. Or so I believe. Am I correct?

We can't use the system llvm on ubuntu, certainly, as it is 2.9.
> -Graydon
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-- elly
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