[swift-dev] What can you change in a fixed-contents struct?

Nevin Brackett-Rozinsky nevin.brackettrozinsky at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 20:37:11 CDT 2017

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Slava Pestov via swift-dev <
swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:

> We expect that “define your struct in C” is still the way to go for layout
> compatibility with other languages and systems.

Are there plans (however tentative) to eventually make it possible to
specify the exact memory layout of a struct in Swift?

It seems like something we will have to tackle in order for Swift to become
a serious systems-level programming language.

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