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ChimeHQ/ProcessService 0.1.2
Host an executable within an XPC service
⭐️ 10
🕓 1 week ago
.package(url: "https://github.com/ChimeHQ/ProcessService.git", from: "0.1.2")

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System to host an executable within an XPC service.


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dependencies: [
    .package(url: "https://github.com/ChimeHQ/ProcessService")


To interact with the service:

import ProcessServiceClient

let userEnv = try await HostedProcess.userEnvironment(with: "com.myxpcservice")

let process = HostedProcess(named: "com.myxpcservice", parameters: params)
let data = try await process.runAndReadStdout()

Here's now to make an XPC service. Make sure to match up the service bundle id with the name you use.

// main.swift

import Foundation

final class ServiceDelegate: NSObject, NSXPCListenerDelegate {
    func listener(_ listener: NSXPCListener, shouldAcceptNewConnection newConnection: NSXPCConnection) -> Bool {
        do {
            try newConnection.configureProcessServiceServer()
        } catch {
            return false

        return true

let delegate = ServiceDelegate()
let listener = NSXPCListener.service()

listener.delegate = delegate

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Last commit: 1 week ago
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Release Notes

1 week ago
  • Protect ExportedProcessService by making it an actor
  • Handle process termination, close down file handles

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