Why are you using D instead of Rust?

Paolo Invernizzi paolo.invernizzi at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 12:01:48 UTC 2021

On Saturday, 23 October 2021 at 11:36:58 UTC, ag0aep6g wrote:
> On 23.10.21 09:53, jfondren wrote:
>> bool encryptsTo(const(char)* key, const(char)* salt, 
>> const(char)* hash) @trusted {
>>      import std.string : fromStringz;
>>      return hash.fromStringz == crypt(key, salt).fromStringz;
>> }
> That function can't be @trusted. "Any function that traverses a 
> C string passed as an argument can only be @system."
> https://dlang.org/spec/function.html#safe-interfaces

I think that should be: "Any function that traverses a C string 
_not verified to be null terminated_ can only be system".

If that check is done in the D wrapper, the function can be 
correctly trusted.

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