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Re: Rust bootstrap via python?

* On 2016-11-28 at 21:05 GMT, Martin Husemann wrote:

> Sometime ago I hear rumours about some other project (was that Bitrig?)
> bootstrapping lang/rust via a python script "emulating" a minimalistic
> rust compiler - but my memory is dim and right now I can't find
> references to it.
> This would be interesting to solve the trusted bootstrap sets issue
> and maybe for porting to new architectures.
> Anoyne got any pointers?

It was Bitrig, but it's for bootstrapping Cargo, not Rust, though I
believe they are planning to require Cargo for bootstrapping Rust at
some point, so...

I have a mostly working package for it here:

but it needs a bit more time to get it working correctly before I
import it.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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