Subclassing Swift class in Obj-c [Private-API Friday #1]

Investigation

Xcode checks for the attribute and macro existence and defines the new macro.

Implementation

Reasons

  • It’s a private API. So all of its problems are applicable here (stability, UB, etc).
  • Cycle bridging headers. You can’t use your subclass back in Swift, because Swift files should be compiled before your subclass, but they are using your class, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Conclusions

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MacOS and iOS dev. ObjC paradigm fan.

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