On 2/21/21 7:12 PM, Christian Heimes wrote:
On 21/02/2021 13.47, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Rust doesn't keep any user from building Rust for Tier 2 or Tier 3 platforms. There is no separate configure guard. All platforms that Rust can build for, are always enabled by default. No one in Rust keeps anyone from cross-compiling code for sparc64 or powerpcspe, for example.
So if you want to copy Rust's mechanism, you should just leave it as is and not claim that users are being confused because "m68k" shows up in configure.ac.
A --enable-unstable-platforms configure flag is my peace offer to meet you half way.
Making a "peace offer" is the confession of having started a war. I don't know why you are on this crusade, but I doubt it is the lonely "confused user" cited in https://bugs.python.org/issue43179.
Others pointed out in this thread that it's not the first time of such unfriendly behavior. Even others might also see it as some kind of harassment.