[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Alpha2 upload [was: build profiles]

Sylvestre Ledru sylvestre at debian.org
Thu Mar 12 08:16:46 UTC 2015

On 11/03/2015 22:47, Luca Bruno wrote:
> On Sunday 08 March 2015 13:32:18 Angus Lees wrote:
>> Oh, I see it wasn't at all understood - sorry, I thought when the build
>> profiles stuff was merged onto master that it was moving ahead with the
>> understanding and agreement of the rest of pkg-rust-maintainers :(
>> I wrote the README.source text in a sort of future tense, assuming the
>> reader was reading it at a time when rust-1.0 was released, and rustc was
>> in the Debian archive - you can see things like "apt-get source rustc".  I
>> was assuming that the uploader had a better idea of the where we were in
>> the rapidly evolving process up to that point, but that obviously failed as
>> soon as the uploader wasn't me :/
>> Yes, revert it to whatever state you're comfortable with, and we can always
>> reattempt the build-profile approach _after_ rustc can build itself :/
> On the contrary, I think build-profiles are great and it was great that you 
> introduced them.
> I think we are just failing at defining/documenting what we use right now (to 
> land an acceptable package in NEW) without mixing what we hope to have in a 
> "more stable" future.
> As this is (I think) the last blocker for alpha2, I'll try to formulate a 
> short proposal in a separate thread and once we have a consensus commit the 
> related changes.
Why not coming back to the previous solution and use the build profiles once upstream
fixed it?


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