Function

objc_getProtocol(_:)

Returns a specified protocol.

Declaration

func objc_getProtocol(_ name: UnsafePointer<Int8>) -> Protocol?

Parameters

name

The name of a protocol.

Return Value

The protocol named name, or NULL if no protocol named name could be found.

Discussion

This function acquires the runtime lock.

See Also

Working with Protocols

func objc_registerProtocol(Protocol)

Registers a newly created protocol with the Objective-C runtime.

func protocol_addProtocol(Protocol, Protocol)

Adds a registered protocol to another protocol that is under construction.

func protocol_isEqual(Protocol?, Protocol?) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether two protocols are equal.

func protocol_copyMethodDescriptionList(Protocol, Bool, Bool, UnsafeMutablePointer<UInt32>?) -> UnsafeMutablePointer<objc_method_description>?

Returns an array of method descriptions of methods meeting a given specification for a given protocol.

func protocol_getMethodDescription(Protocol, Selector, Bool, Bool) -> objc_method_description

Returns a method description structure for a specified method of a given protocol.

func protocol_conformsToProtocol(Protocol?, Protocol?) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether one protocol conforms to another protocol.