[swift-dev] ExistentialMetatypeType assertion failure on Linux

Philippe Hausler phausler at apple.com
Wed Dec 30 17:59:14 CST 2015

> On Dec 30, 2015, at 3:55 PM, Luke Howard <lukeh at padl.com> wrote:
>> On 31 Dec 2015, at 10:24 AM, Philippe Hausler <phausler at apple.com> wrote:
>> Yep and that is why I am holding off on merging this just yet until we can get something up and rolling from the stdlib to support this.
>> For now we could just limit these to the list of hand coded class to string conversions and omit the NSStringFromClass/NSClassFromString transform; that way we give the stdlib a bit of time to get back on their feet from the break and get this code in.
> Your call; I know perfect is the enemy of good enough, but I’m definitely interested in helping get something in stdlib once we decide on what to do re: mangling etc.
> — Luke

I really want to merge in the rest of the coders; so lets go ahead and omit the mangling stuff and leave it just as the Foundation classes . That will be a huge win in my book, it gives us something that is testable and functional enough to do some pretty impressive demonstrations of archiving.

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