[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Bug#786836: packaging not yet ready for mass/stable usage

Angus Lees gus at debian.org
Wed Jul 22 01:14:49 UTC 2015

On Tue, 21 Jul 2015 at 17:19 Luca Bruno <lucab at debian.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday 08 July 2015 01:42:43 Angus Lees wrote:
> > (I don't think we have anything that will be difficult to migrate away
> > from, and thus we should allow rustc to enter testing as is (and even a
> > stable release if there was one looming).
> I'm usually cautious, but I mostly agree with this.
> I think that during the 1.2 window we could have both a working cargo and
> some
> experience with the whole libstd/dynlibs story, and let rustc+cargo enter
> testing. Does this sound ok for you?

Yep this sounds ok.  My prediction is that we won't have a cargo-distro
packaging story by rustc 1.2 - since I don't think it is a priority for the
cargo folks(?).  Waiting a release or two to shake out issues with the 1.1
libstd/dylibs packaging approach seems reasonable.

 - Gus
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