Re: dns/bind916 builds rust unexpectedly

From: Guido Falsi <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:55:33 UTC
On 26/09/23 17:26, Jose Quinteiro wrote:
> 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:

For the record, the comment you're referencing (and so the breakage) was 
happening two years ago.

We are being quite late at the party...

Guido Falsi <>