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Gentoo has a binary Rust package

Rust takes a lot of time and resources to compile. Very annoying.

Fortunately there is a binary package: dev-lang/rust-bin
But virtual/rust prefers the source package via
RDEPEND="|| ( ~dev-lang/rust-${PV}[${MULTILIB_USEDEP}] ~dev-lang/rust-bin-${PV}[${MULTILIB_USEDEP}] )"
So any sane person should add dev-lang/rust to their /etc/portage/package.mask file, so portage picks rust-bin by default.

posted on 2021-06-22 16:53 UTC in Code | 0 comments | permalink