[rust-dev] RFC: Future of the Build System

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Fri Jan 10 10:27:11 PST 2014

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 3:34 AM, Lee Braiden <leebraid at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/01/14 08:16, Gaetan wrote:
> Bear in mind that Debian are having a lot of issues packaging Rust already,
> because it self-compiles.  If the build tool also had a Rust pre-dependency,
> that would be a big step backwards.

What kind of issues? I've had close to zero issues maintaining a
package in the Arch repositories along with a nightly build. The only
difficulty has been the occasionally Makefile race with `-j8`.

It would be nice if it wasn't necessary to strip rpaths with chrpath too...

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