RustConf 2018

RustConf 2018 - Embedding Rust in C/C++ by Katharina

16th August 2018

RustConf 2018 - Embedding Rust in C/C++ by Katharina

We all know that using C/C++ code in Rust is not too complicated. extern "C", bindgen and build.rs scripts make this pretty easy. But let’s challenge ourselves: what about the other way around? There are huge C and C++ projects that could use some corrosion.

In this talk I will not just show simple examples of how to use Rust modules inside larger C/C++ applications, the common pitfalls you will encounter, and to deal with them.