[rust-dev] [ANN] Initial Alpha of Cargo

John Mija jon.mb at proinbox.com
Tue Jun 24 08:56:31 PDT 2014


El 24/06/14 12:05, Huon Wilson escribió:
> On 24/06/14 20:41, György Andrasek wrote:
>> The FAQ says:
>>
>> > Our solution: Cargo allows a package to specify a script to run
>> before invoking |rustc|. We plan to add support for platform-specific
>> configuration, so you can use |make| on Linux and |cmake| on BSD, for
>> example.
>>
>> Just to make it perfectly clear, this will force a Cygwin dependency
>> on cargo in practice. One popular package using autotools is enough to
>> make it mandatory. Is this a conscious tradeoff?
>
> Just to be clear: what's the trade-off here? That is, what is the
> alternative: not supporting running external scripts at all?

You don't need a Cygwin dependency if you use Go for this task.
It's a simple language, multi-platform and with binary distribution for 
systems most used (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux).


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