GCC Rust Weekly Status Report 39

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Milestone Progress Macros are still under development; the code still needs more work before it can be merged. So this week, I will focus on compiling simple macros like an add macro that we enforce two expressions as the […]

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 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 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 13

Thanks again to Open Source Security, inc and Embecosm for their ongoing support for this project. Array Capacity and constant folding This week fixed several bugs in the compiler one of the big issues was constant expressions. In rust array capacities must be constant’s the default implementation simply just expected a LiteralExpression but this is […]

GCC Rust – Weekly Status Report – 18th to 25th Jan 2021

The completed activities here are the final building blocks to complete the remaining tasks for the first planned milestone. In order to support the size type rules on ArrayIndexExpressions and allow for code such as: The LiteralExpression of ‘1’ resolves to an IntegralInferenceVariable which when unified as part of the HM algorithm resolves to a […]

GCC Rust – Weekly Status Report – Jan 11th

This week was the announcement of the funding for GCC Rust. GCC Rust – How it can be achieved: https://www.embecosm.com/2021/01/12/gcc-rust-how-it-can-be-achieved/ Open Source Security, Inc. Announces Funding of GCC Front-End for Rust: https://opensrcsec.com/open_source_security_announces_rust_gcc_funding Dev wise this week was about completing building blocks for Tuples support. Completed Activities Implicit returns should enforce typing on stmts before final […]