Rustup VS cargo-deb

Compare Rustup vs cargo-deb and see what are their differences.


A cargo subcommand that generates Debian packages from information in Cargo.toml (by mmstick)
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Rustup cargo-deb
16 2
4,370 626
2.2% -
8.9 1.5
5 days ago about 1 month ago
Rust Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Rustup. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of cargo-deb. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-01.
  • Rustup, Cargo, Rustc??
    2 projects | | 1 Mar 2021
    cargo install does provide different options to change the installation dir ( but I am uncertain, if there could be accociated issues. An alternative could be tools like or that can automatically create packages which can be used for a proper installation /usr/bin/ using your distributions packaging system.
  • Debian Discusses Vendoring–Again
    5 projects | | 13 Jan 2021
    Cargo already has one:

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Rustup and cargo-deb you can also consider the following projects:


cargo-update - A cargo subcommand for checking and applying updates to installed executables

rust-mode - Emacs configuration for Rust

Rust Language Server - Repository for the Rust Language Server (aka RLS)

cargo-modules - A cargo plugin for showing a tree-like overview of a crate's modules.

cargo-release - Cargo subcommand `release`: everything about releasing a rust crate.

CodeLLDB - A native debugger extension for VSCode based on LLDB

rust-cpython - Rust <-> Python bindings

gdbgui - Browser-based frontend to gdb (gnu debugger). Add breakpoints, view the stack, visualize data structures, and more in C, C++, Go, Rust, and Fortran. Run gdbgui from the terminal and a new tab will open in your browser.

Rust for Visual Studio Code

Clippy - A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code

cargo-make - Rust task runner and build tool.