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

George Makrydakis irrequietus at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 01:38:19 PST 2014


This is why I am reserving commentation right now and have been consistently asking about Rust providing a build system in all other emails.  Can the other commenters refocus with the rest of us back to the original question?

Corey Richardson <corey at octayn.net> wrote:
>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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