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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/13] Samples: Rust examples
On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 12:35 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM <ojeda@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > From: Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@kernel.org>
> >
> > A set of Rust modules that showcase how Rust modules look like
> > and how to use the abstracted kernel features.
>
> Honestly, I'd like to see a real example. This is fine for testing,
> but I'd like to see something a bit more real, and a bit less special
> than the Android "binder" WIP that comes a few patches later.
>
> Would there be some kind of real driver or something that people could
> use as a example of a real piece of code that actually does something
> meaningful?

Are you suggesting that they "rewrite it in Rust?" :^P *ducks*

(sorry, I couldn't help myself) Perhaps it would be a good exercise to
demonstrate some of the benefits of using Rust for driver work?
--
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

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