NieDżejkob's ramblings

Bootstrapping

What if all software suddenly disappeared? What's the minimum you'd need to bootstrap a practical system? I decided to start with a one sector (512-byte) seed and find out how far I can get.

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Compiling Rust is NP-hard

...though it's not the flagship borrow checking that's at fault. What I noticed, and would like to share with you today, is that the exhaustiveness checking performed by the Rust compiler on match patterns is a superset of the SAT problem. Read more