[swift-users] Simple text file I/O with Swift 3
Quinn "The Eskimo!"
eskimo1 at apple.com
Mon May 30 03:11:41 CDT 2016
On 28 May 2016, at 19:05, Ken Burgett via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
The trick here is to replace the above line with:
`fgets` sets up `buf` to hold a C string, so you have to convert it to a Swift string. How do you do this depends on the encoding of the bytes. If you expect the C string to be UTF-8, then `String(validatingUTF8:)` is the way to go.
IMPORTANT: This conversion can fail, which is why the above will print a bunch of optional strings, and you will have to decide what to your program should do when it does.
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btw This question came up recently. See the thread for other suggestions about how to handle it.
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