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app cargo-explain

A syntax highlighting replacement for rustc –explain

1 stable release

1.0.0 Sep 3, 2020

MIT license

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cargo explain

A replacement for rustc --explain that syntax highlights Rust code snippets for easier reading.

Markdown with syntax highlighted code snippets from running "cargo explain E0308"


Run cargo install cargo-explain to install as a Cargo subcommand.

Invoke with cargo explain <error code> (cargo explain --explain <error code> is also recognized)


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