[Pkg-rust-maintainers] Plan for updating (hypothetical future) firefox-esr versions in stable with changed build-deps?
giles at thaumas.net
Fri Aug 26 22:38:14 UTC 2016
On 26/08/16 03:53 AM, Ximin Luo wrote:
> (cargo is harder, but it's also much smaller and quicker to build, so
> I think it's less of a problem to bundle that. Also right now
> Firefox-with-rust would be using cargo nightly; I don't know yet if
> they have plans to change this.)
Firefox actually builds with the cargo included with rustc 1.11.0
stable. Mozilla's release builds use a nightly cargo which implements
`cargo build --frozen` to make sure we don't have any out-of-tree
dependencies, but that's optional. That switch should be generally
available in cargo as of the 1.12 stable release.
We're trying to require only stable rust to build Firefox, and that
applies to cargo too.
Is rustc building cleanly against the packaged llvm?
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