Can't modern c++ be as safe as rust?

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  • sanitizers

    AddressSanitizer, ThreadSanitizer, MemorySanitizer

    No. Even if you use 100% modern C++ constructs, and sanitizers/static analyzers, you will not, AFAIK, get the same static memory safety guarantees that Rust provides.

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    Empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software.

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