The Swift Package Index Blog

Swift Package Indexing - Episode 12

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2022.

We started this episode, as usual, with some news from the project. We talked about generic documentation links (so you can share a link to your package’s documentation without encoding a branch or tag version in the URL), the completion of our Swift 5.7 build processing and the new DocC sidebar. Then we chatted about the Thread Sanitizer (TSAN) and Swift on the Server projects and more virtualization talk!

We also spoke about the Package Registry Service proposal and its reference implementation, how a registry differs from an index, what package identifiers will bring, and more.

Our community packages for this week were:

If you missed it, the recording is available here. We hope you’ll join us for our next episode on the 20th October, too!


The Swift Package Index is a search engine for Swift packages with one goal. To help you make better decisions about dependencies. For more information, the best place to start is with the Frequently Asked Questions.