[swift-users] What's the relationship between Swift Package Manager and Xcode?
owenzx at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 07:58:42 CDT 2016
On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:29 PM, David Hart <david at hartbit.com> wrote:
> If you are only building application bundles for Darwin platforms, have no
> interest in server Swift, you don’t *need* to look into SPM for now. But as
> its going to be part of Xcode soon, and if you want to help shape into
> something you would be interested it, its always worth looking at it now.
> On 02 Aug 2016, at 14:24, zh ao <owenzx at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have these questions because I saw SPM can build executables as well. I
> am wondering if I could benefit from learning SPM now or I should leave it
> It seems that those questions are too early to ask for one who is solely
> using Xcode.
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> On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:15 PM +0800, "David Hart" <david at hartbit.com>
> I don't know what you mean by packaging. Xcode has been build
>> responsibilities, including many which SPM does not currently address and
>> may never will: building application bundles for Apple platforms, building
>> resource bundles, building Darwin frameworks (I'm fairly sure SPM currently
>> only builds simple libraries).
>> On the topic of what Xcode will become, this is not the place to discuss
>> it. And I'm fairly sure you won't get any specifics from the Xcode team as
>> it's still under Apple's umbrella of secrecy. The only thing we know or can
>> guess is that it will get some sort of SPM integration.
>> On 2 Aug 2016, at 13:54, Zhao Xin via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org>
>> Is Swift Package Manager, SPM, the competitor to Xcode packaging? Or is
>> it the future of Xcode packing? If it is, when will it be put into Xcode?
>> Also, what are the differences between built packages and Apple provided
>> frameworks? Are they just the same thing with different names?
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