[rust-dev] how is Rust bootstrapped?

Vladimir Pouzanov farcaller at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 05:09:00 PDT 2014


Rustc runs on arm just fine.


On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Kevin Cantu <me at kevincantu.org> wrote:

> Perl and Python may still be dependencies for small things on some
> platforms, IIRC, too.
>
> Anyways, to get `rustc` on a new architecture, it must be one LLVM
> supports, and then you should cross-compile `rustc` onto it.  I don't
> remember for sure whether `rustc` even runs on ARM, or if people just
> cross-compile binaries for it, actually, though...
>
>
> Kevin
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 3:16 AM, Leo Testard <leo.testard at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> The OCaml compiler is not used anymore for years. As you said, the Rust
>> build system now downloads a precompiled snapshot of the new
>> implementation, which is written in Rust. Unfortunately, you won't be able
>> to compile it yourself.if you don't have Rust already setup on your machine.
>>
>> For C++, I believe it's used to compile the modified LLVM Rustc uses.
>> Others may confirm this.
>>
>> Leo
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Vladimir "Farcaller" Pouzanov
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