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    I cannot express how relieved it makes me feel that some of the platform setup code includes an init() function which calls another function called really_init(). See dear Code Reviewer, it’s not just me who names goofy stuff like that, honest!

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      In reference to ignoring SIGPIPE:

      It’s real neat that Rust just handles this for us. If this happened to me I probably would not even know how to begin to debug this.

      Not ignoring SIGPIPE is actually a pretty reasonable thing to do too. Unfortunately, there are some trade offs associated with either choice: https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/62569

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        This article is amazing, and some of the other pieces on Rust on that blog are pretty insightful!