Just last month, we saw the first baby steps toward the adoption of the memory managed Rust programming language into the Linux kernel. Google has apparently been thinking along the same lines and, in a lengthy blog post Tuesday, announced that the Android Open Source Project now supports Rust for low level OS components. Google lays out the benefits of Rust over C C++, saying, Rust provides memory safety guarantees by using a combination of compile time checks to enforce object lifetime...

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