./wip/rust, Safe, concurrent, practical language

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.47.0, Package name: rust-1.47.0, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

Rust is a systems programming language focused on three goals: safety,
speed, and concurrency. It maintains these goals without having a
garbage collector, making it a useful language for a number of use cases
other languages aren't good at: embedding in other languages, programs
with specific space and time requirements, and writing low-level code,
like device drivers and operating systems.

It improves on current languages targeting this space by having a number
of compile-time safety checks that produce no runtime overhead, while
eliminating all data races. Rust also aims to achieve "zero-cost
abstractions" even though some of these abstractions feel like those of
a high-level language. Even then, Rust still allows precise control
like a low-level language would.


Required to run:
[lang/python27]

Required to build:
[devel/cmake] [pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites:

SHA1: 5a337c88aeb04a31011037671588fd66b046ca32
RMD160: 2fee85c5e52046982a51eff62f64e123f798ed56
Filesize: 148302.363 KB

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   2014-07-30 15:33:56 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Link to the blog post about porting Rust to DragonFlyBSD.
   2014-07-03 05:11:32 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (9)
Log message:
Get further in the build on NetBSD. Any and all of these patches
may be wrong and/or unnecessary!
   2014-07-02 23:27:09 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (6) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 0.11.0. Still probably close to working.
   2014-04-30 19:02:47 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (5) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 0.10. Still probably close to working.
   2014-01-11 19:29:56 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (7)
Log message:
Add maybe-close-to-working Rust package.