Build scripts is a Cargo feature that allows executing any code prior to building a package. We implemented support for build scripts evaluation in the IntelliJ Rust plugin a long time ago, but up until now, we hid it under the org.rust.cargo.evaluate.build.scripts experimental feature. As we are now enabling this feature by default, we’ve decided to explain what it means for our users.
In the last compiler/IDE team meeting we've discussed the overall direction for IDE support in Rust.
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