[swift-dev] Inability to leverage privacy in the stdlib

Alexis Beingessner abeingessner at apple.com
Sun Oct 23 17:30:16 CDT 2016

Dave pointed out to me this week that the build crashes if the stdlib tries to use private/fileprivate. I tried it myself and lo and behold the linker can't find the private symbols. He couldn't recall what about the build caused that, though.

Can anyone recall why this is? How hard is it to fix?

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