GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 26

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This week, I finally finished the Rustc Projection Type system for associated types that inherent generic arguments. This was a complex piece of work that ultimately shapes how we handle type-bounds for super-traits and where constraints in […]

GCC Rust Monthly Report #9 August 2021

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress To complete the Traits milestone, I need to finish my work on super-traits, dynamic trait objects, and operator overloading support. The remaining items will be closed out by these higher-level features. Traits were always going to be […]

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 […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 24

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress We are getting closer to the end of this milestone and last week saw my long living branch finally getting merged. This branch has added the relevant code to support type bounds, which is the last building […]

GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 23

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress This week I made good progress in adding Type Coercion code for the first coercion site of assignment expressions, this allows us to implement RawPointers and unsafe. The other major piece of work has been TypeCasts which […]