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Module exposing Unix command line tools as Swift 5 @dynamicCallable functions
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Module exposing Unix command line tools as Swift 5 @dynamicCallable functions

A few words of warning: This is intended as a demo. It should work just fine, but in the name of error handling and proper Swift beauty, you might want to approach forking processes differently 🤓 (BTW: PRs are welcome!)

Part of this blog post: @dynamicCallable: Unix Tools as Swift Functions.

Sample tool

The regular Swift Package Manager setup process:

mkdir ShellConsumerTest && cd ShellConsumerTest
swift package init --type executable

Sample main.swift:

import Shell

print(shell.host("zeezide.de"))

Sample Package.swift:

// swift-tools-version:5.0

import PackageDescription

let package = Package(
    name: "ShellConsumerTest",
    dependencies: [
        .package(url: "https://github.com/AlwaysRightInstitute/Shell.git",
                 from: "0.1.0"),
    ],
    targets: [
        .target(name: "ShellConsumerTest", dependencies: [ "Shell" ]),
    ]
)

Remember to add the dependency in two places. WET is best!

swift run and swift test patch the $PATH to just /usr/bin. You may want to run the binary directly to make lookup work properly.

For this to work, you need to have Swift 5+ installed.

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Description

  • Swift Tools 5.0.0
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Last updated: Tue Jun 28 2022 22:47:43 GMT-0500 (GMT-05:00)