Many useful pull requests

Currently the are numerous pull requests in the pipeline that could improve the Rust coding:

This reminds the programmer to use the results of a const function (a similar enhancement was proposed in the D language too, lot of time ago):

This is the first step to make Rust match statement smarter on integral numbers, hopefully further safety improvements will follow:

Polly in Rust:

The base for something like VLAs (and more) in Rust:

For a slightly faster compiler and more:

A stricter transmute:

Adding a handy group_by:

Stopping inclusive ranges from being a performance hazard:


Great post, thanks.

If anyone else is wondering: Polly is an optimization framework for llvm, see