Rust 1.21 Released With Minor Updates
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 12 October 2017 at 01:04 PM EDT. 22 Comments
For fans of the Rust "safe, concurrent, practical systems language", the Rust 1.21 update is available today with some modest updates and additions.

Highlights of Rust 1.21 include:

- Documentation improvements.

- Rust now runs LLVM in parallel for code generation and should lower the peak RAM usage.

- Continued work on library stabilizations though mostly minor this cycle.

- Cargo gains support for a new [patch] section to override parts of a package's dependency graph.

- cargo install can now support installing multiple crates at once.

More details on the Rust 1.21 update via the detailed writeup at
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