[swift-users] Using withUnsafePointer on char arrays within C structs

Quinn "The Eskimo!" eskimo1 at apple.com
Thu Feb 23 02:33:57 CST 2017

On 22 Feb 2017, at 22:16, Russell Finn via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:

> … is (2) the best I can do for now?


btw You can simplify the code to this:

    var description: String {
        var tmp = self.path
        return String(cString: &tmp.0)

but it still needs that copy.

> And is this the sort of issue that the Ownership Manifesto is designed to address?

I’m not sufficiently up to speed on that topic to answer this.  Sorry.

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Quinn "The Eskimo!"                    <http://www.apple.com/developer/>
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