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

Michael Gottesman mgottesman at apple.com
Sun Oct 23 18:13:13 CDT 2016

> On Oct 23, 2016, at 3:30 PM, Alexis Beingessner via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> 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?

I am not 100% sure, but if it happens only with the stdlib and has to do with access control, I wouldn't be surprised if it has to do with -sil-serialize-all and friends. But I may be correct. I think Jordan is the right person to answer this question.

What do you think Jordan?

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