Rust-for-Linux

Adding support for the Rust language to the Linux kernel. (by Rust-for-Linux)

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Rust-for-Linux/linux is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

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  • Linus Torvalds concerns about panics in Rust code when faced with OOM
    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-04-16
    -- https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/issues/2#issuecomment-821165008
    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-04-16
  • Linus Torvalds on Rust support in kernel
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-16
    I don't think you can use "double standard" as a derogatory term when you're comparing the needs of kernelspace code and userspace code.

    ...plus, they're already planning to write their own `alloc` replacement if for no other reason that they need to support API features of the kernel allocator that are absent from the userspace allocator, like GFP flags:

    https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/issues/2#issuecommen...

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-16
  • Preview of Binder IPC Driver in Rust
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-15
  • [RFC] Rust support for Linux Kernel
    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-04-14
    From this, it looks like they probably won't end up using liballoc directly (which is kind of what I was expecting as a very casual observer):
  • RFC that adds support for Rust to the Linux kernel
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-14
    The list of unstable features they want to use is interesting:

    https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/issues/2

  • Process for contributing drivers (using Rust)
    reddit.com/r/kernel | 2021-04-03
    While don't you file an issue in their issue tracker asking: https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/issues
  • Android's new Bluetooth stack rewrite (Gabeldorsh) is written with Rust
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-31
    Hi! Not a Google employee, but I'm volunteering on the Rust-for-Linux project which is bringing Rust bindings to the upstream linux kernel. A Google engineer is working on porting binder to Rust and is contributing as he implements it. See his comments here[0] and here[1].

    [0] https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/pull/145

    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-03-31
    Look at this repository where we're working on adding rust bindings to the kernel. Example: https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/pull/130
  • Rust in linux-next
    reddit.com/r/rust | 2021-03-18
    You can follow Rust for Linux project here: https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux
  • Rust in Linux-Next
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-18
    It:

    - integrates rustc into the linux kernel build system

    - sets up automated binding generation to allow accessing C Kernel APIs from Rust using bindgen

    - Creates idiomatic rust wrappers around some of those bindings, which is meant to be used by device writers.

    There's more information in the Rust-for-Linux repo[0] (which is the origin for the linux in rust effort), and in the Documentation/rust[1] folder.

    [0] https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux

    [1] https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux/tree/rust/Documentat...

  • Debian Running on Rust Coreutils
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-09
    Another step forward to add Rust language support to the Linux kernel: https://github.com/Rust-for-Linux/linux