[erlang-questions] Erlang VM in Rust

zxq9 <>
Wed Sep 13 04:26:46 CEST 2017


On 2017年09月13日 水曜日 01:47:08 Thom Cherryhomes wrote:
> For a language that purports to be a replacement for low-level systems
> programming, Rust not having bitfields or unions, would be a real pain in
> the ass to do any intricate hardware driver work... I'm guessing that Rust
> is designed by 20-somethings who have never done a line of assembler in
> their lives?

That is curious. I wonder if these have been deferred for the time being in favor of using C as an extension (as Rust conforms to the C ABI)?

-Craig


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