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 […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 37

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This week we have started ramping up the progress and have merged our update to Method Resolution to support autoderef properly by respecting the deref lang items. This is a crucial feature of the Rust language, which […]

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 Monthly Report #12 November 2021

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress November was a busy month where we added lang item’s and operator overloading, particularly dereference operator overloading, which is critical in terms of a control flow for method resolution. The remaining tasks are merging enum code generation […]

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 […]