[swift-corelibs-dev] Migrate corelibs-foundation to the newest APIs

Bhaktavatsal Reddy bhamaram at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Apr 14 11:27:08 CDT 2016

Hi Tony,

we’ve started to change function signature of some of API class. In the process, I completed changes to NSFileManager and its dependant code including TestFoundation. Here is the pull request for the same https://github.com/apple/swift-corelibs-foundation/pull/317 <https://github.com/apple/swift-corelibs-foundation/pull/317>

- Bhaktavatsal

> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:57:38 -0700
> From: Tony Parker <anthony.parker at apple.com>
> To: Robert F Dickerson <rfdickerson at us.ibm.com>
> Cc: swift-corelibs-dev at swift.org
> Subject: Re: [swift-corelibs-dev] Migrate corelibs-foundation to the
> 	newest	APIs
> Message-ID: <02C5D8A5-DA42-4579-820E-D2094F264B36 at apple.com>
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> Hi Robert,
> This is something we really do need some help with. Our goal is to have the Linux version match the Darwin version exactly.
> There is also a PR up to change some of the results of the automatic renaming by the importer, here:
> https://github.com/apple/swift/pull/2093 <https://github.com/apple/swift/pull/2093>
> So we should take those into account as well.
> - Tony
>> On Apr 12, 2016, at 9:45 AM, Robert F Dickerson via swift-corelibs-dev <swift-corelibs-dev at swift.org> wrote:
>> As you know, currently, as of the 03-24 DEVELOPMENT snapshot, the function signatures for Foundation has diverged. This has caused us to create platform specific calls to the NSString, NSDate, NSCache, etc. classes. For instance,
>> #if os(Linux)	<ecblank.gif>
>> <ecblank.gif>	let lastSlash = fileName.rangeOfString("/", options: NSStringCompareOptions.BackwardsSearch)
>> <ecblank.gif>	#else
>> <ecblank.gif>	let lastSlash = fileName.range(of: "/", options: NSStringCompareOptions.backwardsSearch)
>> <ecblank.gif>	#endif
>> I was curious about the timeline for the migration to the newer APIs and whether someone in particular was working on it. We have some developers here at IBM at Swift that could do some of this work, but want to make sure we aren't duplicating work and are coordinated.
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