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Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

September 21, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system.

In an email received by ZDNet(opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless something odd happens”.

This isn’t the first time that Linux has been rumoured to adopt Rust, with some saying that it would make it to version 5.20. This time, Torvalds’ commitment seems to be greater, however he does stress that it will “just have the core infrastructure (i.e. no serious use case yet)”.

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