Sccache, Mozilla’s distributed compiler cache, now written in Rust

We build a lot of code at Mozilla. Every time someone pushes changes to the code that makes up Firefox we build the application on multiple platforms in a variety of build configurations. This means that we’re constantly looking for ways to make the bui…

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into_boxed_slice ptr T Legend 4/8 bytes Box<T> Vec<T> len cap ptr cap len ptr 4/8 bytes T T T Rc<T> ptr strong weak T Box<[T]> len ptr len T T T Box<Trait> T vtable size Arc<T> ptr strong weak T 4/8 bytes atomic allocat... (more…)

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The pain of learning Rust

I recently saw several posts from ESR discussing his attempts to learn Rust, for use in rewriting NTPsec: “Rust vs. Go” and “Rust severely disappoints me”, as well as “Rust and the limits of swarm design”. These posts gave me the incentive to...

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