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

Erick Tryzelaar erick.tryzelaar at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 12:06:02 PDT 2014

I've been (very slowly) working on a pure rust build system (
https://github.com/erickt/rbuild) that we might be able to someday use to
do complex builds without needing other external language or build system.

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com>

> On 24/06/14 12:15 PM, Diggory Hardy wrote:
> > Using Go (or Python or whatever) for this implies either the build
> > system needs to include compiled binaries (not good) or the system doing
> > the build needs to have a Go (or xyz) interpreter installed. So
> > cross-platform build configurations will require an external dependency
> > (or writing separate scripts for each target platform) if external
> > scripts are used.
> Yeah, it makes absolutely no sense to use Go for this. It would have no
> advantage over using Rust for this task and would add an unnecessary
> dependency along with requiring people to learn another language...
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