Writing an OS in Rust

Philipp Oppermann's blog

Updates in June 2019

This post gives an overview of the recent updates to the Writing an OS in Rust blog and the used libraries and tools.

My focus this month was to finish the Heap Allocation post, on which I had been working since March. I originally wanted to include a section about different allocator designs (bump, linked list, slab, …) and how to implement them, but I decided to split it out into a separate post because it became much too long. I try to release this half-done post soon.

Apart from the new post, there were some minor updates to the x86_64, bootloader and cargo-xbuild crates. The following gives a short overview of notable changes to the different projects.

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x86_64

bootloader

cargo-xbuild

Thank You!

Thanks a lot to all the contributors this month!

I also want to thank all the people who support me on GitHub, Patreon, and Donorbox. It means a lot to me!



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