How hard upgrading a Rust JWT library could be?

13 minute read Published: 2022-04-22

Recently one of my clients requested me to maintain their Rust project. It is a web server that is built with Rocket + Diesel and running stable for a couple of years now. Like any other Rust developer would do, the first thing that I checked was the outdated dependencies via cargo-outdated. The result was close to what I expected: most of the dependencies were out-of-date. However, among all those crates, rust-jwt caught my eye. It was 12 minor versions behind!

My First Month as an Arch Linux Trusted User

4 minute read Published: 2021-02-06

There's a start for everything. A new blog... New responsibilities... Maybe a new role in a Linux distribution that is for advanced users...