[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Bug#796256: Bug#796256: Bug#796256: Please consider packaging a Rust version that allows #![feature(...)]
lucab at debian.org
Wed Sep 2 17:47:53 UTC 2015
On Wednesday 02 September 2015 16:53:27 Ximin Luo wrote:
> 1.4.0~~nightly.20150901+dfsg1-1 built for amd64, all tests passing, uploaded
> here in experimental:
> If people like it, I can upload a version to Debian experimental tomorrow.
> I also made a beta version here, but haven't yet had time to build it:
I have to agree with Angus here, I think that having nightlies in the archive
is really a bad idea, even if just in experimental.
Features are gated for a reason (still being discussed, to be soon removed,
etc.) and it is counterproductive to easily provide them to the wide audience.
Moreover, due to soname versioning, this means multiple trips through NEW
every release cycle (6 weeks), and I honestly think it's a waste of project's
However, I fully see the benefits of building beta channel in order to catch
regressions/bugs earlier (but that one too doesn't expose unstable features
IIRC), and if we have some time we'd better coordinate the efforts for that.
Regarding the specific initial issue (gated libc), doc explicitly tells to use
the external "libc" crate instead. Even with nightly channel, the other
project would still need to be patched.
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