[rust-dev] Emscripten for Rust?

Martin DeMello martindemello at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 11:46:59 PST 2014


I think it would be more useful to extend rust-bindgen to support c++,
and work from there. dobkeratops has done some work on this already:
https://github.com/dobkeratops/rust-bindgen/tree/cpptemplate

martin

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:21 AM, Greg <greg at kinostudios.com> wrote:
> Hmm. I don't think that's quite what I'm looking for. I'm not interested in
> converting C++ to JS, but C++ to Rust.
>
> I think the skepticism expressed in other replies is unwarranted. Between
> the sort of static analysis that LLVM & Xcode do, along with feedback from a
> human developer, something could definitely be done to greatly speed up the
> porting of C++ programs to Rust, and I think many people would love to have
> that, including the wonderful folks at Mozilla. :-)
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> On Jan 5, 2014, at 11:07 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Just wait until they write RustMonkey for Servo, then you can run your
> Emscriptened C++ inside of that
>
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> On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 6:11 PM, Greg <greg at kinostudios.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'd happy chip in for a Kickstarter-type project to automatically convert
>> C/C++ to Rust.
>>
>> Anything like this exists or anyone planning on making this type of
>> announcement?
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>> - Greg
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