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[SR-15678] "Capturing 'async let' variables is not supported" compilation error #57957

swift-ci opened this issue Jan 3, 2022 · 0 comments


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@swift-ci swift-ci commented Jan 3, 2022

Previous ID SR-15678
Radar None
Original Reporter restermans (JIRA User)
Type Bug

swiftc --version

swift-driver version: 1.26.9 Apple Swift version 5.5.1 (swiftlang-1300.0.31.4 clang-1300.0.29.6)

Target: x86_64-apple-macosx12.0

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Votes 0
Component/s Compiler
Labels Bug, Concurrency
Assignee None
Priority Medium

md5: c8c7aed5b405714204b16916abd0cfa9

Issue Description:

Attempting to compile the following program taken from `async let` proposal page (SE-0317) fails with error: "Capturing 'async let' variables is not supported".

Task {
     async let name = "Alice"
     await greet { await name }    // Capturing 'async let' variables is not supported 

func greet(_ f: () async -> String) async -> String { await f() }

While in the proposal it's stated that "It is legal to capture a async let in a non-escaping asynchronous closure" -

@swift-ci swift-ci transferred this issue from apple/swift-issues Apr 25, 2022
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