[swift-evolution] Availability checking of libraries (weak linking?)
me at swizzlr.co
Thu Jan 19 02:43:55 CST 2017
Thanks all, Ben's answer was exactly what I was looking for; Slava's suggestion merits discussion perhaps when canImport is available.
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> On 19 Jan 2017, at 02:07, Ben Rimmington <me at benrimmington.com> wrote:
>> On 19 Jan 2017, at 00:24, Swizzlr wrote:
>> Say I have an awesome type, and I provide some extensions that makes it work really well with a few other packages.
>> I don't want to force those packages on my users, but if they have them, I want to extend them with my awesome type/function/whatever convenience.
>> What can be done in code and package manager to weakly link (not literally, I just mean have that behaviour) my awesome type with all these other libraries?
>> This is a prelude to a pitch, if there isn't a decent alternative.
> #if canImport(...) should be available in Swift 4, thanks to Robert Widmann.
> -- Ben
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