The control flow one milestone is filling in the gaps in basic rust compilation such as impl blocks, method resolution, block expressions and loops. When the PR for block expressions was merged regressions in implicit returns were found via manual testing. The automated test suite failed to pick this up due to a bug in […]
This month completes the Core Data Structures milestone this provides the base of the compiler pipeline moving forward on time with the target date. An application to https://nlnet.nl/assure/ has been for submitted for a PhD student to create a general Rust language testing framework to automate the compilation of test cases on any Rust compiler. […]
This was the first week back since the Christmas vacation, it was good to get back into Rust. The focus was making sure the name resolver was working correctly by creating an unused name pass which threw up some bugs which had to be resolved on the way. Implicit Returns was the other big focus […]
Status Reporting for November 23rd 2020 to Jan 4 2021
Recently I reached out to the lovely people over on https://zulip.com/ about creating a channel for GCC Rust and they said yes! This channel is designed for those wishing to discuss the compiler in more detail and ask questions in an informal way. Please feel free to join: https://gcc-rust.zulipchat.com/.