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> The claim about being able to do "so much more at a low level", like e.g. being able to switch out libc variants, which allegedly is not possible in Rust due to accidental coupling. Is this a temporary difference? If so, it may only be relevant in the short term. I can't answer this question, but it would be interesting if someone did.

It's definitely intended that the Rust standard library can compile against many libc's. I personally hope that it can eventually be completely self contained and not even link to libc in certain configurations.

Thanks for clearing that up!

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