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Re: rust on linux/sparc64

Connor McLaughlan <> writes:

> Is there a possibility to compile packages requiring rust with the
> external rust compiler? If so, how would I do this?
> - or -
> Can't the external rust compiler be used to bootstrap the pkgsrc rust
> compiler and proceed from there within the pgksrc environment?

All in theory possible but currently "an exercise for the reader".

You could install a rust package from the wrong arch, and then replace
the binaries with working ones from the right arch.  That might work,
and it might not.  But it's really icky, and don't tell anyone I
suggested it :-)

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