Google backs effort to bring Rust to the Linux kernel

After bringing support for the systems programming language Rust to Android, Google is now looking to bring it to the Linux kernel to reduce security flaws. As Google explained last month, Rust — a language that emerged from Mozilla — provides memory safety guarantees to the Android operating system, which has historically been written in C and C++.

Link: Google backs effort to bring Rust to the Linux kernel
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