[swift-build-dev] [swift-users] SwiftPM manual dependency management

Taylor Swift kelvin13ma at gmail.com
Fri Jul 21 22:50:17 CDT 2017

I just want to add that I have been immensely frustrated and inconvenienced
by the lack of this, what I believe is, basic and essential feature in the

On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Ankit Aggarwal via swift-users <
swift-users at swift.org> wrote:

> I’m just surprised the idea of a "local dependency" is not seen as a first
> class citizen in SwiftPM, still trying to understand the logic behind that.
> Maybe you can give me an idea of the reasoning behind this?
> I understand your usecase will benefit a lot from the local dependency
> feature. We did consider adding this feature, I think the main concern was
> package authors ending up publishing package which only works for them
> incase they forget updating their manifest before a release. Also, note
> that SwiftPM is still under heavy development and we can definitely
> re-consider adding this!
> Also, I think this is a good usecase of a multipackage repository feature.
> We don't have that yet but you can read some of the discussion here
> <https://lists.swift.org/pipermail/swift-build-dev/Week-of-Mon-20161107/000722.html>
> .
> PS: We also have a slack channel if you want to hang out -
> https://lists.swift.org/pipermail/swift-build-dev/
> Week-of-Mon-20160530/000497.html
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