Rust 1.16.0 prerelease testing


#1

Rust 1.16 is released on Thursday. Builds are available now in the archives for testing.

URL is https://static.rust-lang.org/dist/2017-03-11/index.html

Test rustup with

rustup update stable-2017-03-11

If you run into any issues please let us know!


#2

Could we have a link to the release notes, please? I wasn’t able to find it quickly from the main website.


#3

Release notes are always in this file:


#4

Btw. "Lifetimes in statics and consts default to 'static. " is still wrong, as the feature wasn’t backported to the beta (this has been mentioned in the PR, but I guess nobody noticed it). I’m too busy ATM to send a PR to fix it, could somebody else do it?


#5

#6

I successfully tested all 4 windows builds with rustup, x86_64 linux, and one of the .msis.