Function

readLine(strippingNewline:)

Returns a string read from standard input through the end of the current line or until EOF is reached.

Declaration

func readLine(strippingNewline: Bool = default) -> String?

Parameters

strippingNewline

If true, newline characters and character combinations are stripped from the result; otherwise, newline characters or character combinations are preserved. The default is true.

Return Value

The string of characters read from standard input. If EOF has already been reached when readLine() is called, the result is nil.

Discussion

Standard input is interpreted as UTF-8. Invalid bytes are replaced by Unicode replacement characters.

See Also

Command Line Input

enum CommandLine

Command-line arguments for the current process.