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

Corey Richardson corey at octayn.net
Tue Jan 14 15:43:56 PST 2014


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Lee Braiden <leebraid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another point is that we don't really need a massively complicated "build
> system" right now, as far as I know.
>
> I don't know rust well yet, but it's a two-line script to load this data
> (excluding comments).  Another few lines to figure out whether to build a
> library or an executable, another few to run rustc with the list of files,
> OR to output that list to a Makefile, or a CMakeList.txt, or an IDE project
> file.
>

This thread is deviating from its purpose. The idea isn't to hash out
a generic build system for all of Rust, merely for the compiler +
stdlib.


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