[Pkg-rust-maintainers] debcargo and dh-cargo ready for production use; sponsor request

Luca BRUNO lucab at debian.org
Thu Dec 8 11:06:21 UTC 2016

On Thursday, 8 December 2016 01:47:00 UTC Ximin Luo wrote:

> How does debcargo (or even cargo) declare dependencies on non-rust software?
> You mentioned on IRC that this is a big hole at the moment, but I wonder if
> we can begin to patch this from the Debian / debcargo side. Is there a
> "convention" currently in the rust ecosystem for doing this?

It doesn't, but it is probably a good time to tackle the issue.
I recalled a similar discussion with docs.rs authors, and the idea is to use 
the metadata table for that. We just need to agree on some kind of shared 

I'll re-ignited the discussion and cc'ed you at

I think that splitting this discussion from this ML thread into a github 
ticket will improve visibility and adoption.

Ciao, Luca

«Доверяй, но проверяй»
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