[libre-riscv-dev] next tasks

Jacob Lifshay programmerjake at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 08:25:20 GMT 2020

On Fri, Mar 13, 2020, 01:04 Lauri Kasanen <cand at gmx.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:38:31 -0700
> Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't want to debate languages, but I have to comment on this:
> > assuming you've already installed build-essential (needed for the
> linker),
> > just install using the one-line command on https://rustup.rs/

> "Pipe this unknown code from the internet straight to your shell"
> That is a huge security hole, and a massively stupid idea. On par with
> "install this .exe, it will give you naked pics, I promise".

I totally understand where your coming from, however rustup.rs is part of
the official rust project (closely related to Mozilla), see here for
alternative installation options:

it's similar to installing firefox on windows, where you download and run
the executable.

They have a reputation waay better than the average porn website.

> Please do not advocate for such dangerous practices. Some newbies may
> actually do it.

They're working on better security:


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