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Re: the problem of rust :-(



> 
> On Jun 6, 2024, at 8:05 AM, Taylor R Campbell <campbell+netbsd-tech-pkg%mumble.net@localhost> wrote:
> 
> The impression I have gotten is that Rust folks consider it silly, and
> not well-supported, to run the Rust _toolchain_ on 32-bit platforms,
> but _cross-compiling_ for 32-bit platforms is still supported.  E.g.:
> https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/123549#issuecomment-2041150568

I think we’ve seen with the VAX recently that insisting on the ability to self-host does in fact shake out real codegen and other stability bugs.  If the Rust people think that’s “silly”, I then my opinion of the language hasn’t changed.

-- thorpej
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