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Re: DS15 with kernel 5.8.1

On 8/17/20 9:42 PM, Michael Cree wrote:
>> As I posted last month, my old version of iceweasel was deleted by apt.
>> I downloaded the deb file for firefox 52.6 alpha, but when trying to install I get the following errors:
> I doubt if we ever will have firefox built on Alpha again. It now
> depends on the rust compiler which depends on LLVM, which does not
> support Alpha and it would be a major piece of work to implement.

I don't think rustc will be the only Rust compiler in the foreseeable future as there
are two gcc-based [1, 2] and one freestanding approach [3] in development.


> [1] https://github.com/philberty/gccrs/
> [2] https://github.com/sapir/gcc-rust
> [3] https://github.com/thepowersgang/mrustc

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