Google Summer of Code 2022

Hello everyone, I am Ayush Singh, a second-year student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad, India. As a part of Google Summer of Code 2022, I will be working on Adding Rust Support for building UEFI Applications and Modules under the Tianocore organization. In this post, I will describe this project’s goals and set up my development environment. ...more

5 min June 14, 2022 #rust #tianocore #gsoc22

Using KConfig with Rust

Hello everyone, I am currently working on KConfig bindings for Rust as a part of the Season of KDE 2022. The wrappers for most of the significant aspects of KConfig are complete, so I decided to rewrite the Introduction to KConfig Docs in Rust. The bindings are still not stable and will probably change before the end of the Season of KDE. Still, this post should also help me test out the bindings outside tests. The kconfig bindings can be found here. ...more

7 min March 14, 2022 #rust #kde #sok22

Bitflags in Rust

While working on Rust bindings for KConfig as a part of Season of KDE 2022, I came across a few problems while trying to represent QFlags in Rust:

  1. Most QFlags are defined as C++ enums in which multiple members can have the same value. This is not possible in Rust enum.
  2. It is possible to enable multiple flags using BitwiseOr. Rust enums cannot do bitwise operations.

4 min January 30, 2022 #rust #kde #cpp #sok22