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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 15:39:29 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)
David Craven <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Can we reasonably expect to bootstrap it from source,
>> using a series of previous Rust versions, or using an
>> alternative implementation?
> Currently as Jelle said no. But there is  that may be a
> viable option in the future.
>  https://github.com/thepowersgang/mrustc
That would be great.
>> Having crates available as normal Guix packages is the
>> best option for Guix users: uniform interface, the ability
>> to use ‘guix environment’ and all the tools, transactional
>> upgrade and rollback, etc.
> I think with a cargo plugin that interacts with the guix daemon,
The Guix daemon is very low-level, is has no idea what a package is, so
it’d be the wrong place for such things IMO.
What we did for other languages should work here: (1) provide an
importer, and (2) provide a build system (we have ‘guix import cpan’ and
‘perl-build-system’, and so on.)
- Re: Rust, David Craven, 2016/07/29
- Re: Rust,
Ludovic Courtès <=