[rust-dev] Integer overflow, round -2147483648

Patrick Walton pcwalton at mozilla.com
Mon Jun 23 13:58:42 PDT 2014


On 6/23/14 1:55 PM, Daniel Micay wrote:
> It's not much a systems language if it's slower than an inner loop in a
> JavaScript program without going out of your way to avoid the overhead.

I agree with your general concerns, but I should nitpick that it won't 
be slower than JavaScript, since JS needs the overflow checks too. :) 
(And engine implementers; e.g. Vyacheslav Egorov, have noted that 
they're a performance problem in JS.)

Patrick



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