From:  Jim Blandy <>
Date:  11 May 2016 23:40:13 Hong Kong Time

Re: Rust JSAPI bindings in js/src?


On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 1:45 AM, Anthony Ramine  wrote:

> > Le 11 mai 2016 à 08:36, Jim Blandy  a écrit :
> > The SpiderMonkey engineers build the library separately from the rest of
> Firefox all the time; the "JS shell" is the preferred development vehicle.
> So we can trust that the stand-alone SM builds work. That means that the
> difficulties are specific to the process of producing an SM-only tarball.
> That's not exactly true: the final target of the JS shell is an
> executable, whereas we want a static library. That's not really what the SM
> developers use and that's why we have issues, AFAIK.

I think that shell executable is always linked against the static JS

which matches the comments here: