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Re: [alpine-devel] Help needed for porting rust

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2018 21:24:42 +0200

On Thu, 4 Oct 2018 14:15:48 -0500
"A. Wilcox" <awilfox_at_adelielinux.org> wrote:

> On 10/04/18 09:20, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > The following packages will disappear from architectures not having
> > rust:
> >
> > darktable
>
> No loss; the upstream developers only support x86_64 and are actually
> not amenable to ports to other arches. Personal experience.
>
> > emacs
>
> I implore you to simply stop shipping the -gtk variant. I doubt it is
> used so much and then you wouldn't have the librsvg dep.
>
> > gst-plugins-bad
> > imagemagick
>
> Again, you could simply remove the librsvg dep from these, and they
> would lose a bit of functionality but still function on other architectures.

Right, we could just remove svg support on libs/apps where its optional.

But what I'd prefer is some help with porting rust to the other arches.

Thanks!

-nc




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Received on Thu Oct 04 2018 - 21:24:42 UTC