One of the new software collections we’ve introduced this fall is for Rust, the programming language that aims for memory and thread safety without compromising performance. Dangling pointers and data races are caught at compile time, while still optimizing to fast native code without a language runtime!
In rust-toolset-7, we’re including everything you need to start programming in Rust on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, in the familiar format of software collections. In this release, we’re shipping Rust 1.20 and its matching Cargo 0.21 – both as Tech Preview. (NOTE: The “-7” in our toolset name is to sync with the other collections now being released, devtoolset-7, go-toolset-7, and llvm-toolset-7.)
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I am pleased to announce the general availability of numerous Red Hat curated collections of the latest, stable application development tools, languages, compilers, databases, and more. Created for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, developers can access these via the following open source offerings:
Red Hat Software Collections
Red Hat Developer Toolset
New RHEL Compilers: Clang/LLVM, Go, and Rust
Components delivered as Linux Containers can also be used on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.
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I am pleased to announce immediate availability of Red Hat Developer Toolset 7.0 Beta and three new compiler toolsets for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Delivered on a separate lifecycle from Red Hat Enterprise Linux with a more frequent release cadence, Red Hat Developer Toolset and compilers bridge development agility and production stability by helping you create performant applications that can be confidently deployed into production.
This beta release brings these exciting new compilers to our Red Hat Enterprise Linux offerings:
Developer Toolset 7 beta adds a major update of GCC 7.2 and supporting toolchain
Addition of Clang/LLVM 4.0.1 compiler set – Technology Preview*
Addition of Go 1.8.3 compiler – Technology Preview*
Addition of Rust 1.20 compiler – Technology Preview*
Install the new additions via yum install from the new Devtools channel.