[erlang-questions] Erlang VM in Rust

Heinz N. Gies <>
Fri Sep 15 19:47:29 CEST 2017


The answer would have to be “a bit” it’s on and off depending on packages available and versions, same goes for BSD sadly.

While rust does make an real effort to run outside of linux it’s very much “linux or good luck to you my frinbed” these days ...

> On 15. Sep 2017, at 17:28, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
> 
> While we are on it , does rust run on solaris?
> 
> - benoit
>> On 14 Sep 2017, at 23:49, Heinz N. Gies <> wrote:
>> 
>> Oh yes don’t get me wrong, rust IS great, I use it for some applications myself, but those applications are short running or frequently restarting (like a browse ;) the occasional update there is not a problem at all, but yea the kind of things erlang is often used probably doesn’t share that characteristic.
>>> On 14. Sep 2017, at 00:25, Anthony Ramine <> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Just don't use unstable features. You can do a damn lot without them, like the whole style system of Servo that is landing in Firefox 57.
>>> 
>>> 	https://hacks.mozilla.org/2017/08/inside-a-super-fast-css-engine-quantum-css-aka-stylo/
>>> 
>>> That may not be the correct venue to discuss this, of course. :)
>>> 
>>> The argument about embedded platforms in 100% correct, though. Rust isn't ready yet on that front.
>>> 
>>>> Le 13 sept. 2017 à 17:11, Heinz N. Gies <> a écrit :
>>>> 
>>>> For once Rust is in it’s infancy, the whole language still changes, code that works today might not work tomorrow and libraries often depend on nightly builds and new features.
>>> 
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