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/.
As of today there is only one outstanding ticket for us to reach the goal of basic compilation of rust. The compiler currently the following building blocks in place: Lexer Parser Static Analysis Pass structure Abstracted GCC backend to GIMPLE reused from GCCGO which will need amendments over time The first milestone is compile primitives: […]
I’ve been a fan of Rust as a modern system level programming language since around 2014. C/C++ is ubiquitous in this arena for good reason but are fairly old comparatively to the landscape now. You may or may not be aware I started a GCC front-end for Rust back in 2014/2015, I was able to […]