Ruby 3.2 preview 1 with reduction for WASM compilation

Posted by naruse on 3 Apr 2022 We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 3.2.0-preview1. Ruby 3.2 adds many features and performance improvements. WASI based WebAssembly support This is an initial port of WASI based WebAssembly support. This enables a CRuby binary to be available on Web browser, Serverless Edge environment, and other…

Ruby 3.2 preview 1 with reduction for WASM compilation

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Posted by naruse on 3 Apr 2022

We’re satisfied to deliver the liberate of Ruby 3.2.0-preview1. Ruby 3.2 provides many functions and efficiency enhancements.

WASI basically based WebAssembly reduction

Here’s an preliminary port of WASI basically based WebAssembly reduction. This permits a CRuby binary to be within the market on Net browser, Serverless Edge atmosphere, and diversified WebAssembly/WASI embedders. For the time being this port passes normal and bootstrap test suites no longer utilizing Thread API.


WebAssembly (WASM) is within the launch launched to bustle programs safely and swiftly in web browsers. But its aim – operating programs efficinently with security on a quantity of atmosphere – is prolonged wanted no longer finest by web however additionally by normal applications.

WASI (The WebAssembly Machine Interface) is designed for such use circumstances. Though such applications want to be in contact with operating techniques, WebAssembly runs on a digital machine which didn’t get a scheme interface. WASI standardizes it.

WebAssembly/WASI Give a boost to in Ruby intends to leverage those initiatives. It allows Ruby builders to write down applications which runs on such promised platform.

Utilize case

This reduction encourages builders can execute basically the most of CRuby in WebAssembly atmosphere. An instance use case of it is TryRuby playground’s CRuby reduction. Now you would are trying normal CRuby to your web browser.

Technical aspects

This day’s WASI and WebAssembly itself has some missing functions to implement Fiber, exception, and GC on fable of it’s light evolving and additionally for security reasons. So CRuby fills the outlet by utilizing Asyncify, which is a binary transformation technique to manage execution in userland.

To boot, we constructed a VFS on high of WASI in utter that we can easily pack Ruby apps valid into a single .wasm file. This makes distribution of Ruby apps a minute more straightforward.

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Regexp timeout

A timeout purpose for Regexp matching is launched.

Regexp.timeout = 1.0

/^a*b?a*$/ =~ "a" * 50000 + "x"
#=> Regexp::TimeoutError is raised in a single 2nd

It is known that Regexp matching could presumably engage impulsively prolonged. If your code attempts to examine an presumably inefficient Regexp in opposition to an untrusted input, an attacker could presumably exploit it for efficient Denial of Service (so-called Fashioned expression DoS, or ReDoS).

The probability of DoS could presumably additionally be averted or tremendously mitigated by configuring Regexp.timeout in step with the requirements of your Ruby application. Please are trying it out to your application and welcome your feedback.

Repeat that Regexp.timeout is a world configuration. If you’re searching out for to use diversified timeout settings for some particular Regexps, you would are searching out for to use timeout key phrase for Regexp.fresh.

Regexp.timeout = 1.0

# This regexp has no timeout
long_time_re = Regexp.fresh("^a*b?a*$", timeout: nil)

long_time_re =~ "a" * 50000 + "x" # by no arrangement interrupted

The brand new proposal is

Diverse Vital Unique Functions

Now no longer bundle third event sources

  • We no longer bundle third event sources like libyaml, libffi.

    • libyaml provide has been removed from psych. That you simply would be in a position to want to set up libyaml-dev with Ubuntu/Debian platfrom. The equipment title is diversified every platforms.

    • libffi will be removed from fiddle at preview2


  • Salvage sample just isn’t any longer experimental.

Efficiency enhancements

Diverse necessary adjustments since 3.1

  • Hash
    • Hash#shift now persistently returns nil if the hash is
      empty, as an more than a few of returning the default price or
      calling the default proc. [[Bug #16908]]
  • MatchData
    • MatchData#byteoffset has been added. [[Feature #13110]]
  • Module
    • Module.used_refinements has been added. [[Feature #14332]]
    • Module#refinements has been added. [[Feature #12737]]
    • Module#const_added has been added. [[Feature #17881]]
  • Proc
    • Proc#dup returns an instance of subclass. [[Bug #17545]]
    • Proc#parameters now accepts lambda key phrase. [[Feature #15357]]
  • Refinement
    • Refinement#refined_class has been added. [[Feature #12737]]
  • Speak
    • Speak is now within the market as a builtin class with out the need for require "living". [[Feature #16989]]
      It is within the intervening time autoloaded during the Speak fixed or a call to Enumerable#to_set.
  • String
    • String#byteindex and String#byterindex get been added. [[Feature #13110]]
    • Update Unicode to Version 14.0.0 and Emoji Version 14.0. [[Feature #18037]]
      (additionally applies to Regexp)
    • String#bytesplice has been added. [[Feature #18598]]
  • Struct
    • A Struct class can additionally be initialized with key phrase arguments
      with out keyword_init: factual on Struct.fresh [[Feature #16806]]

Customary libraries updates

  • The next default gem are up so a ways.

    • TBD
  • The next bundled gem stones are up so a ways.

    • TBD
  • The next default gem stones are now bundled gem stones. You will need with the plan to add the following libraries to Gemfile below the bundler atmosphere.

    • TBD

or commit logs
for extra well-known aspects.

With those adjustments, 1058 files changed, 34946 insertions(+), 29962 deletions(-)
since Ruby 3.1.0!



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    SHA512: d24e77161996c2085f613a86d1ed5ef5c5bf0e18eb459f6a93a0014a5d2ce41079283b4283d24cb96448a0986c8c6c52a04584abd4e73911ea59cefeb786836e

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    SHA512: 0eca2c346b995d265df2659b4215ff96e515c29926c2a6256caad99db9c4c51fec1a2d899ca63a00010d4111060dc0fdd4f591be84c0a2c43b6303879de3c5de

    SIZE: 25370458
    SHA1: 3c93c2e775366eec6e93cf670fc8677934cb4e48
    SHA256: 24f8ae73d56366453defb0654de624bd1c063921a1d7ac780e4da56bb8fbf7e4
    SHA512: 9754f11aa167df167d1b336e5c660aab1bd9e12421c093e0fe96e9a2da4ffb9859b7ea5263473bbc7b57ac8b5568cf7ac3116c0abdc647e1ff97a8d060ff7eae

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