[oi-dev] Rust in userland?
aurelien.larcher at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 21:03:19 UTC 2018
On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Michal Nowak <mnowak at startmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/14/18 09:01 AM, Till Wegmüller wrote:
>> Could you use an earlier version of Rust as bootstrap for the current
>> There should be a guide for rust bootstraping around on the internet.
>> You can look at golang 1.8 how bootstraping with an earlier version works.
>> The Reason for that is, that we build all packages on a buildserver with
>> jenkins. Where we will not install pkgsrc packages.
>> Can you also check platform support? Last I remember solarish systems
>> where a secondary platform and required patches.
>> In any case when you need a reviewer just tag me on github i'll gladly
>> take a look.
>> Thanks and Greetings
> Hi Till,
> I noticed that Joyent has very recent rust bootstraps, e.g.
> s/rust-1.28.0-x86_64-sun-solaris.tar.gz, which we could leverage as an
> internal payload of the rust component. At least initially.
That's what I used.
Modulo a spurious compiler flag things went well.
> Looking at platform support (https://forge.rust-lang.org/p
> latform-support.html), Solaris is Tier 2 platform for which standard
> library is guaranteed to build, though looking at Joyent's rust it seems to
> me that rustc and cargo are doable as well.
> Thank you for your support, I'll get back to you when something
> materialize :).
> On 13.08.2018 22:39, Michal Nowak wrote:
>>> it seems that rust lang is needed for compilation of Thunderbird 60 and
>>> Firefox 60 ESR. Did anyone worked on rust component for userland?
>>> If not, I thought on packaging it (and cargo) from scratch using
>>> pkgsrc's Makefile and Joyent's rust in binary pkgsrc as rust is needed
>>> for building itself.
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