1.61.0 pre-release testing

May 16, 2022 · Mark Rousskov on behalf of The Release Team

The 1.61.0 pre-release is ready for testing. The release is scheduled for this Thursday, May 19th. Release notes can be found here.

You can try it out locally by running:

RUSTUP_DIST_SERVER=https://dev-static.rust-lang.org rustup update stable

The index is https://dev-static.rust-lang.org/dist/2022-05-16/index.html. You can leave feedback on the internals thread.

The release team is also thinking about changes to our pre-release process: we'd love your feedback on this GitHub issue.