GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 36

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Before starting any development on macros, I have been working through the branches of code I have sitting around before they go stale. So I merged the constexpr work, which begins the port of the C++ frontend’s […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 35

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress It’s 2022, and it is back to business for GCC Rust. We are now focusing on macros and config expansions, the last prominent missing feature preventing us from attempting to compile libcore. Macro expansion in Rust is […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 33

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Another week of steady progress, where we landed the initial support for operator overloading, was all due to merging the lang-items work, which has unblocked a bunch of stuff within the compiler. The other major work was […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 32

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This report covers work completed since the 1st of November as I took the last week of the 8th off to use some vacation time. During that week, I cracked the problem of handling/managing rust’s lang-item system […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 30

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Since Wednesday last week, I have been back from vacation, but we have still made significant progress in the current milestone thanks to the community working so hard. The pattern matching milestone includes cleaning up our code […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 29

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This week my focus was on the linux plumbers conference so I was not able to complete any tickets for the current milestone, though I have made some good progress in investigating closures in C++ and GO […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 28

Milestone Progress Now that we have pushed through the core of Trait Resolution, we need to move on to more control flow work, including pattern matching, closures and finishing off operator overloading. We also have a goal test case in mind for the end of this milestone https://github.com/BLAKE3-team/BLAKE3/blob/master/reference_impl/reference_impl.rs which with some work, we can remove […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 25

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Traits have progressed well since the last report; associated types took some experimentation to implement the Placeholder Type correctly such that we resolve the relative type correctly. Now that we have a solid base of associated types […]