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Mention how to install master Rust in CONTRIBUTING #3201

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@phansch phansch force-pushed the phansch:rust_master_in_contributing_docs branch from 6140c36 to 9c50aa8 Sep 19, 2018

Clippy will sometimes break with new nightly version releases. This is expected because Clippy still depends on nightly Rust. Most of the times we have to adapt to the changes and only very rarely there's an actual bug in rust.
Clippy will sometimes break because Clippy still depends on unstable internal Rust features. Most of the times we have to adapt to the changes and only very rarely there's an actual bug in rust.

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  • Could we avoid repeating Clippy within one sentence?
  • s/rust/Rust/

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done

In order to find out why Clippy does not work properly with a new nightly version, you can use the [rust-toolstate commit history][toolstate_commit_history].
In order to find out why Clippy does not work properly with a new Rust commit, you can use the [rust-toolstate commit history][toolstate_commit_history].

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There is another, easier way to check status: https://mexus.github.io/rustup-components-history
If you want you could add that link.

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Never saw this, nice.

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@phansch phansch merged commit c0c770c into rust-lang:master Sep 20, 2018

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