[swift-dev] SR-34

Xuejun Yang nitsnow at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 13:55:42 CDT 2016

Yes, many times during the porting I have to resort to Windows native
implementations. Just to name a few: posix_memalign, UUID, dlopen.


On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Shawn Erickson <shawnce at gmail.com> wrote:

> Note I have some changes inflight to better isolate use of aspects of
> pthreads in the runtime behind a mutex, etc. abstraction (about to open
> another pull request).
> I was thinking about looking into Windows native implementations.
> -Shawn
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 11:18 AM Xuejun Yang via swift-dev <
> swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I wonder if anybody is working on SR-34: porting Swift to Windows, and if
>> so, whether we could join the efforts. On my side, I have ported most of
>> the Swift code to Windows so that I am able to create Visual Studio
>> projects with cmake and build/debug swiftc inside VS. The major missing
>> piece is the runtime library, which requires many platform specific
>> hacking. Some of them are due to the inherent limitations of Windows.
>> I'd also like to hear other's suggestions on this subject.
>> Regards,
>> -Xuejun
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