[rust-dev] moving out few odd libraries from the main tree

Corey Richardson corey at octayn.net
Mon Jul 21 14:46:11 PDT 2014


I believe it has long been the goal that once we have a robust package
manager, we would start moving everything we could get away with out
of the tree. Cargo is pretty awesome now, and I think we could get
away with moving those out, with the caveat that cargo depends on
semver..

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Ilya Dmitrichenko
<errordeveloper at gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be great to discuss which libraries can be removed from the
> main tree, I can see that there had been some progress with liburl
> [1], but there appear to be a few other very dubious libraries that
> can easily leave outside of the main tree.
>
> The ones I was able to spot so far, would be:
>
> - libfourcc
> - libsemver
>
> The main question would be where would these live on github? Should it
> be under the main (`github.com/rust`) organisation or actually we
> could consider creating `github.com/rust-libs`?
>
> [1]: https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/10707
>
> Cheers,
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> Ilya
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