Update on boostrapping via mrustc - I'm waiting on the author to resolve
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:54 PM Devrandom <c1.devran...@niftybox.net> wrote:
> The mrustc author confirms that bootstrapping rustc is feasible. Will
> explore that next.
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 5:46 PM Devrandom <c1.devran...@niftybox.net>
>> I made some progress with walking back the Rust version, getting to
>> 2016-04-01 nightly (pre-1.8.0). A rough cut of what I did is here:
>> This doesn't quite get us to when zcash was announced in January of
>> 2016. To make further progress, I will look into backporting the
>> question-mark operator from
>> an earlier nightly.
>> Will consider Peter's points and respond later.