Re: dns/bind916 builds rust unexpectedly

From: Jose Quinteiro <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:26:36 UTC
On 9/25/23 13:21, George Mitchell wrote:
> On 9/25/23 11:38, Guido Falsi wrote:
>> [...]
>> 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.
>> Anyway building from ports on live machines has always been bad
>> practice for a lot of reasons.
>> [...]
> And yet it mostly works for some of us.  I'd be overjoyed to sign up
> with the program (using packages only) if packages not using CUPS
> (that would run with unassisted lpr) were available, let's say as a
> flavor.  But until then ...                               -- George
The sudden appearance of a Rust requirement broke at least some CI systems: