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

Brian Anderson banderson at mozilla.com
Mon Jul 21 15:24:32 PDT 2014


As to your original question about candidate libs, here are mine:

arena
fourcc
glob
graphviz (with some rustc refactoring)
hexfloat
regex
url
uuid


On 07/21/2014 02:28 PM, Ilya Dmitrichenko 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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