[rust-dev] New Rust binary installers and nightlies

Brian Anderson banderson at mozilla.com
Fri Mar 28 18:14:22 PDT 2014


I can imagine that if you want to actually run *rustc* on these then our 
build system is insufficient to produce an arm-linux-unknown-gnueabihf 
rustc compiler from another host. *That* is a problem that needs to be 
solved for a variety of reasons, but also pretty hard.

On 03/28/2014 06:08 PM, Brian Anderson wrote:
> I don't actually know what the issue is with Rust on
> arm-linux-unknown-gnueabihf. Is cross-compiling to this architecture
> with Rust difficult? Why do we need binaries?
>
> One thing we could possibly do without much difficulty is let external
> build slaves connect to our build master. That plus a small amount of
> new master configuration may be enough to accomplish something useful here.
>
> On 03/28/2014 06:03 PM, Ian Daniher wrote:
>>> Any chance of getting arm-linux-unknown-gnueabihf builds?
>>
>> I came here to ask this same thing - I'm doing work with rust on cheap
>> elinux arm boards.
>>
>> Understand the not mucking with established infrastructure in the midst
>> of everything else - I'm willing to put up hardware with help, but right
>> now compiling for rustc arm-gnueabihf host is a nogo, only have target
>> working. If we have a working mainline build system, I'll host binary
>> arm-gnueabihf images.
>>
>> --
>> Ian
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 4:52 PM, Brian Anderson <banderson at mozilla.com
>> <mailto:banderson at mozilla.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Not in the near term I think, at least as long as it's I that has to
>>     do the automation - there are many other automation changes already
>>     in the pipeline just for linux/mac/win.
>>
>>     I am at this point amenable to opening up our infrastructure to one
>>     or two trusted and motivated individuals, since I know I'm the
>>     bottleneck on a lot of improvements that folks want to make, but
>>     updating our automation is a tedious and risky affair currently so I
>>     don't want to take that step lightly.
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 03/28/2014 06:16 AM, Chris Morgan wrote:
>>
>>         Any chance of getting arm-linux-unknown-gnueabihf builds?
>>
>>
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