Debian running on Rust coreutils
Fascinating initiative, and a hell of a lot of work. Rust seems to be gaining ground left, right, and centre.
Rust/coreutils is now available in Debian, good enough to boot a Debian with GNOME, install the top 1000 packages, build Firefox, the Linux Kernel and LLVM/Clang. Even if I wrote more than 100 patches to achieve that, it will probably be a bumpy ride for many other use cases.