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I'm aware of the fact that Ubuntu 18.04 isn't released yet and things can change. However, all versions < 18.04 provide rustc 1.21 whereas 18.04 comes with 1.18 which already is quite old (recent Firefox versions needs at least 2.23 to build). Is there a reason for this downgrade? Is it worth to suggest to not do it until the release?

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rustc 1.23 is in proposed repos for 18.04. If everything goes right (in development), 18.04 may be released with version 1.23. If not, you can get it by enabling proposed repos.

Package Details : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/bionic/+source/rustc

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