GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 47

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Last week we had several streams of work Philbert focused on bug fixing, new contributors added missing built-in attributes and macros; finally, Arthur continued his work on the privacy pass. More privacy pass primitives are being implemented, […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 46

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress We have achieved a major step this week by merging the work required to get slices working. This long battle has exposed many flaws in our implementation of generics which have now been fixed, and is bringing […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 45

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Last week we began work on imports/visibility; it was a quiet week of figuring things out since much of this milestone was started in the previous year by the community, including implementing module support and multiple files. […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 44

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress We are approaching the end of macro expansion, we have one outstanding issue on how we handle expansion around types. Apart from that, we have some small, non-blocking macro issues marked with the good-first-pr label for new […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 42

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress We are nearing the end of declarative macro expansion, with only a few more cases to support. Furthermore, support for slices is almost complete with more language items being added and supported. We have also started utilizing […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 40

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This is a milestone week for GCC Rust; our previous Google Summer of Code student Arthur Cohen joins us in Embecosm, Germany, working on the compiler full time. With the additional resource, we can split up work […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 39

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Macros are still under development; the code still needs more work before it can be merged. So this week, I will focus on compiling simple macros like an add macro that we enforce two expressions as the […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 38

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Last week’s focus was finishing config expansion as much of this code had already been in place and needed to be tidied together to complete it. We merged support for the predicates of any, not, and all […]