There is the need to create a pingable group of people that are willing to help with AArch64 issues (all of them are engineers from ARM), what would be the best "structure" for that, and what's the process of creating such group?
This group of people can also serve as the point of contact for the AArch64 target, so I guess we could use this group as the point of contact?
cc @Robin Randhawa
@Pietro Albini we are in the process of creating a Windows notify group which looks exactly like what you're looking for but related to Windows
I guess should have a list of groups like this to be build
Maybe we should build both to start
I'm in favor
then we can annoucne two such groups, seems fine
@Santiago Pastorino @nikomatsakis do we want to call them "aarch64" or "target-aarch64"?
I think I'd go with
I think we opted to just call it after the target, same as windows
ok! I'll send a PR to add the aarch64 group soon
@nikomatsakis submitted a PR to add the aarch64 group
@Pietro Albini to the team repo?
I'm moving through the steps for windows group
I'll incorporate the aarch64 there too
e.g., I was just about to open a PR for an Inside Rust blog post
@nikomatsakis yeah, https://github.com/rust-lang/team/pull/355
if you could integrate it with the rest of the windows stuff it'd be great!
I'm going to try and finish that up now
@Pietro Albini do you think it's worth having O-ARM be more specific (e.g., O-aarch64?)
I'm wondering if it should be an "arm" group
I'm going to take the initiative to guess "Yes"
@nikomatsakis makes sense!
@Santiago Pastorino @mark-i-m if one of you two are around, can somebody merge https://github.com/rust-lang/rustc-dev-guide/pull/740 ?
Merged it myself, I hope it isn’t a problem
@LeSeulArtichaut see also https://github.com/rust-lang/rustc-dev-guide/pull/741 :)
just realized there was some 'unmerged stuff'
aarch64 is considerably different from arm, but I still think they should be considered the same given that people knowledgeable about aarch64 are very likely to know a lot about arm too.
It looks like LeSeulArtichaut got there first
just saw the message, great that @LeSeulArtichaut did it :)
@nagisa yeah I figure it's better to start with a somewhat "broader" interpretation and narrow as needed
similarly we didn't make MSVC vs GNU targets for windows