Rust's simple download script
Brad Anderson via Digitalmars-d
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Mon Nov 9 18:55:10 PST 2015
On Monday, 9 November 2015 at 23:13:03 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 06:07:57PM -0500, Andrei Alexandrescu
> via Digitalmars-d wrote:
>> Rust has a nice way to download at
>> https://www.rust-lang.org/downloads.html for Posix:
>> $ curl -sSf https://static.rust-lang.org/rustup.sh | sh -s --
>> The method is simple and transparent. An optional
>> --channel=beta or --channel=nightly parameter chooses between
>> a stable release (default), beta, or nightly build.
>> Should we do something similar?
> ... though I have to admit that the idea of running a shell
> script downloaded from some random remote server (and that, as
> root, as otherwise it probably wouldn't work) scares me. A lot.
I found this article compelling about this subject:
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