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      Latest reply: Feb 14, 2017 3:23 PM by eskimo RSS
      norricorp Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

        Hi,

        am running swift 3.0.2 on Ubuntu.

         

        when I run the following code

             import Foundation

             let file: NSFileHandle? = NSFileHandle(forReadingAtPath: "data.txt")

        I get an error of

        test.swift:274:11: error: use of undeclared type 'NSFileHandle'

        let file: NSFileHandle? = NSFileHandle(forReadingAtPath: "data.txt")

                  ^~~~~~~~~~~~

         

        NSFileHandle is in the APIs for Foundation though is this true for the Foundation library on Linux?

         

        What am I doing wrong?

         

        Regards,

        John

        • Re: use of undeclared type 'NSFileHandle'
          eskimo Apple Staff Apple Staff (7,530 points)

          I don’t run Swift on Linux but it seems like you should be using the Swift Foundation type (FileHandle) rather than the Cocoa Foundation type (NSFileHandle).

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