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Re: cargo-build-system: cargo-build-flags: --cfg=unix in package recipe

From: ng0
Subject: Re: cargo-build-system: cargo-build-flags: --cfg=unix in package recipe
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 13:44:25 +0000

Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm against packaging unstable stuff. We would be packaging a moving target 
> where everything breaks every day. Let's not.
> There's a reason there are stable releases (of anything): there's (supposed 
> to be) a (social) guarantee that the API doesn't change in incompatible ways.
> If a library doesn't work in a stable release, upstream has to get it to 
> work. Simple as that.
> Otherwise it just shouldn't be packaged. People can still use cargo to 
> install it so we aren't preventing anyone from using it.
> That said, there could be a rustc-devel package (only for rustc). Other 
> packages, people should be on their own.
> Please, let's not make unstable stable by decree. If anything, upstream 
> should just release more stuff as stable (if it's stable) :P

I agree. I think it's not a solution we should try unless we
haven't tried every possible solution out there.
♥Ⓐ  ng0
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