By TeaCupApp


2012-05-31 13:23:00 8 Comments

What is the different between,

(CFDataRef) data

&

(__bridge CFDataRef) data

Xcode asked me to change it to bridge. Is that because of ARC?

1 comments

@Mike Weller 2012-05-31 13:25:27

Yes, ARC needs to be given instructions when you cast between toll-free bridged types. In this case __bridge tells ARC to do nothing, so this will behave the same as the previous standard cast.

You can read the Transitioning to ARC Release Notes for more details on the different ways to do bridging casts.

@TeaCupApp 2012-05-31 13:39:31

Thanks for the link! very helpful

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