[swift-evolution] [swift-build-dev] [swiftpm] Add proposal for C language support

Kostiantyn Koval konstantin.koval1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 11:28:10 CST 2016

Hi, Happy 2016. 

The proposal looks great as for me. Very nice starting point to add C family support

Best Regards,

> On 02 Jan 2016, at 18:00, Daniel Dunbar via swift-build-dev <swift-build-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> Happy 2016!
> I am working on an initial proposal for adding support for C language targets to the Swift package manager, and am interested in feedback:
>  https://github.com/ddunbar/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/NNNN-swiftpm-c-language-targets.md
> Some TL;DR:
> - The proposal defines a basic convention for pure C language targets (no Swift/C mix and match, but other Swift targets can use the C targets).
> - This is just intended to be the minimal initial feature, there will be a lot of add on work which I expect should be tackled in follow on PRs/proposals.
> - The proposal doesn't try and outline every single nitty detail (e.g., exactly what C++ standard we will compile with). My intention is to pick a sensible default at implementation time and refine incrementally.
> Unless there are serious objections, I am hoping to hope to land this proposal soon and start work on the feature shortly after.
> Cheers,
> - Daniel
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