Why you should, actually, rewrite it in Rust

You might have seen those obnoxious “you should rewrite it in Rust comments” here and there: in a blogpost in a Github issue you might have heard about that Rust Evangelism Strike Force… Read more

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ELF processing in Rust

A friend posted the following pipeline to find all the firmware files for a set of Linux kernel modules: find /lib/modules/4.9.0-2-amd64/ -name '*.ko' | xargs modinfo -F firmware > /dev/null As an exercise in systems programming, I was curious how... (more…)

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Squeezing Rust into production: Part 2

Previously I wrote a small post (now unpublished, it was quite boring) about finding the smallest possible opening for introducing Rust into production use. In that case, Rust's place was quite minor; just the small script-like snippet for updating the in... (more…)

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How Rust is tested

Rust is a systems programming language with massive ambitions. It is designed for creating the most reliable software, from the tiniest embedded systems to multi-million line behemoths, and its users need to have confidence that it is fit for purpose. (more…)

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