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Re: Bug#959144: mozjs68: Build-depends on cargo and rustc but doesn't actually use it


On 4/30/20 11:20 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> The attached patch removes the checks for the LLVM and Rust toolchains from
> the build system and allows to build mozjs68 without LLVM and Rust in the
> build dependencies. With the patch applied, it should be possible to drop the
> patch Bug-1545437-Add-options-to-specify-Rust-target-name.patch.
> Tested on both Debian and openSUSE [1].
My patch has been accepted in openSUSE [1]. Can we include it for the Debian
package as well?

It doesn't make much sense to add build dependencies to a large toolchain when
it actually isn't used for building the package. This would also make future
potential security updates in stable-security easier.


> [1] https://build.opensuse.org/request/show/799671

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