Re: dns/bind916 builds rust unexpectedly

From: Gareth de Vaux <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:50:38 UTC
On Mon 2023-09-25 (17:38), Guido Falsi wrote:
> This one, which calls in py-cryptography which requires rust.


> There is a more general aspect to this. In the rest of the unix world
> software is now almost universally build using CI systems and buildboxes,
> people use binary packages almost all the time in linux. Developers don't
> care to keep low overhead in their builds and with dependency. The ports
> tree cannot mitigate this external pressure.

Understood. Though the situation you point out has been around for decades
and this is the first time I've encountered such a chaotic result.