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

From: Milan P. Stanic <mps_at_arvanta.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2018 00:21:23 +0200

On Thu, 2018-10-04 at 21:24, Natanael Copa wrote:
> 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.

As a user, how I can help?
I don't have experience with rust but I have aarch64 machine and I want
to help if I can, of course.

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