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What's cooking on master?
104 pull requests were merged in the last week, and 6 RFC PRs.
Now you can follow breaking changes as they happen!
CLOEXECfor all fds on Unix by default
- Convert lifetime shadowing into a hard error
- Use discriminant_value intrinsic for
- Phil Dawes refactored a bunch of the parser to return
- Implemented remaining string pattern API
- Implement reentrant mutexes and make stdio use them
- Prefer ObjectCandidate to ImplCandidate if both apply
- Michael Sproul added some more extended errors and improved their display
- Implement io::Seek on BufReader and BufWriter
- Allow plugins to register LLVM passes
- Stabilize clone_from
- Stabilize Error::from_raw_os_error
- Ben Ashford
- Christopher Chambers
- Dominick Allen
- Hajime Morrita
- Igor Strebezhev
- Josh Triplett
- Luke Gallagher
- Michael Alexander
- Michael Macias
- Remi Rampin
- Sean Bowe
- Tibor Benke
- Will Hipschman
- Xue Fuqiao
- RFC 218: Empty struct with braces
- RFC 639: discriminant_value intrinsic
- RFC 888: Compiler fences
- RFC 911: Const functions and inherent methods
- Expand the scope of
- Clarify cast rules, especially regarding fat pointers
- Rename or replace
- Redirecting stdio of child processes to open file handles
- Fearless concurrency with Rust
- Featherweight musings: arrays and vectors in Rust.
- Newcomer to Rust: my experience
- Memcpy is
was a big silently-breaking change to
copy_memoryright before the beta.
- Bay Area Rust Meetup: Data Science. Video from the SF meetup.
- Weekly-meetings/2015-04-07: beta, abs, rustdoc, wiki, docs
- Steve Klabnik and Yehuda Katz talk about Rust on The Changelog #151
- Aaron Turon's Stanford talk (video).
- A page of useful links for new contributors.
- Racer progress update 5 (cargo support).
- multirust. The Rust toolchain manager, updated with new features and bugfixes.
- reforge. A multiplayer sandbox space combat MMO.
- The Hat Backup System.
- Piston 0.1 is released.
- gag. Redirect stderr/stdout.
- afl.rs. Integrating American Fuzzy-Lop with Rust.
- hyper on beta.
- Raft: Small status update.
- This Week in Servo 30.
- A Chef comunity cookbook for Rust.
- A Docker image for Rust.
- Rust_Classifier. A naive Bayes classifier.
- Pool. A pool for reusable values, from carllerche.
- ggp-rs. A library for General Game Playing.
- timer. A timer to make up for the lack of one in std.
- retry. Retry an operation until a condition is satisfied.
- query_rs. LINQ-like macros.
- analit. 'Analog' literals for geometric types.
- Google APIs for Rust - Dev Diary #1: How to write 78 APIs in 5s (video).
- All crates of the RustAudio project work with beta.
- eventual_io. Async I/O with mio and eventual.
- serde, the serialization library, is beta-compatible.
- nickel, the web framework, is on crates.io.
- coroutine-rs. Coroutines.
- rust-sdl2 is beta-compatible.
- 4/13 Seattle
- 4/14 Sydney
- 4/20 Paris
- 4/22 Columbus Rust Society. Their inaugural event.
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Quote of the Week
<frankmcsherry> rust is like a big bucket of solder and wire, with the promise that you can't electrocute yourself.
Thanks to BurntSushi for the tip. Submit your quotes for next week!.