Kernel Headers for Windows could soon make it into windows-rs

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  • win32metadata

    Tooling to generate metadata for Win32 APIs in the Windows SDK.

    Microsoft offers official "bindings" to Win32 APIs through win32metadata. However, until recently, it did not include metadata for kernel-level functions or WDK. In early 2021, an issue was raised through windows-rs regarding this limitation, but progress was slow until now. Microsoft has finally released official metadata for WDK, which can be found on the wdkmetadata repository. The latest comment on the issue thread can be found here:

  • wdkmetadata

    Tooling to generate metadata for Win32 APIs in the Windows Driver Kit (WDK).

    Microsoft offers official "bindings" to Win32 APIs through win32metadata. However, until recently, it did not include metadata for kernel-level functions or WDK. In early 2021, an issue was raised through windows-rs regarding this limitation, but progress was slow until now. Microsoft has finally released official metadata for WDK, which can be found on the wdkmetadata repository. The latest comment on the issue thread can be found here:

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  • windows-rs

    Rust for Windows

    Microsoft offers official "bindings" to Win32 APIs through win32metadata. However, until recently, it did not include metadata for kernel-level functions or WDK. In early 2021, an issue was raised through windows-rs regarding this limitation, but progress was slow until now. Microsoft has finally released official metadata for WDK, which can be found on the wdkmetadata repository. The latest comment on the issue thread can be found here:

  • winapi-rs

    Rust bindings to Windows API

    This would be a community driven project for now but I have high hopes considering we already had projects like winapi and Trantect/winapi-rs.

  • winapi-rs

    Rust bindings to Windows API (by Trantect)

    This would be a community driven project for now but I have high hopes considering we already had projects like winapi and Trantect/winapi-rs.

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