Reply to post: Re: The language might be super-safe, not so sure about the installer

Rust marks five years since its 1.0 release: The long and winding road actually works

Phil Lord

Re: The language might be super-safe, not so sure about the installer

If someone hacks rustup.rs, then could put anything they like up there and people would run it now? On the other hand, if someone hacks an .deb, or RPM server, they could put random binaries up there, but they couldn't sign them.

It's not, perhaps, ideal, although as it's non-root, it's a little less of a disaster.

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