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Re: Testing rust 1.56.0

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 02:13:59PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> nia <> writes:
> > Surely llvm should be updated rather than requiring
> > bundled llvm simply because it's a newer version?
> I don't see this as either-or.
> If somebody thinks llvm should be updated and wants to, they should go
> ahead and do that, with the usual caveats of not breaking things.
> When updating rust, if it doesn't work with the llvm in pkgsrc, then it
> seems like a valid workaround for the upstream bug of needing recent
> versions of everything to turn on the option.
> I feel that adding a rule that one can't do the 2nd thing is just going
> to delay rust and delay other things, or lead to a rushed update and
> breakage
> But for now, I don't entirely understand what is going on.  The recent
> discussion seems to be only about macOS, but it also seems that the
> option is turned on for all systems with HAVE_LLVM in mk.conf, without a
> bug reference.

pkgsrc really should have consistent poliies on bundled libraries.
Most other package managers do.

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