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Swift Application Analysis

The Swift coordinate-based scanning feature provides the ability to scan and evaluate Swift dependencies found in Cocoapods and Swift Package Manager ecosystems.

Cocoapods

Podfile.lock - - CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Swift and Objective-C Cocoa projects. Sonatype IQ Server analyzes files named Podfile.lock (generated by Cocoapods.)

The Podfile.lock file is generated after the first run of pod install and tracks the version of each dependency that was installed. CocoaPods will maintain the dependency versions found in the Podfile.lock until the dependency is updated in the Podfile or pod update is called. See the Cocoapod documentation for details on updating dependencies.

Steps to analyze using the Sonatype IQ CLI

Invoke a Sonatype IQ CLI scan of a directory or subdirectories containing a Podfile.lock file.  Instructions on how to do this can be found here: Sonatype CLI

Example of Podfile.lock file.

Podfile.lock

PODS:
  - ADMobGenAdapter (1.5.2):
    - ADMobGenFoundation
  - ADMobGenFoundation (0.7.2)
  - ADMobGenGDT (4.10.0):
    - ADMobGenAdapter
    - ADMobGenFoundation
    - GDTMobSDK (= 4.10.2)
  - GDTMobSDK (4.10.2):
    - GDTMobSDK/GDTMobSDK (= 4.10.2)
  - GDTMobSDK/GDTMobSDK (4.10.2)
  - YogaKit (1.2.0)
  - libpng (1.4.9)
  - libpng (1.0.8)
  - GethDevelop (1.8.17)

DEPENDENCIES:
  - ADMobGenGDT (from `../`)

SPEC REPOS:
  https://github.com/cocoapods/specs.git:
    - ADMobGenAdapter
    - ADMobGenFoundation
    - GDTMobSDK

EXTERNAL SOURCES:
  ADMobGenGDT:
    :path: "../"

SPEC CHECKSUMS:
  ADMobGenAdapter: 5ab3531d5659c96812e6da545c1ec160b9991a2e
  ADMobGenFoundation: de6e4f7b09df256a347878d0f0e0438c1feac94e
  ADMobGenGDT: 77d18f682136e9e90fc9e5dfb0fc57637d5441d7
  GDTMobSDK: 6fde44a4f80c36051d5d879df8bb280034c31431

PODFILE CHECKSUM: 441850ec31e67c6ea8241a64c55657d490e51d66

COCOAPODS: 1.7.0.beta.2

Swift Package Manager

Swift Package Manager (SPM) is a tool for managing the distribution of Swift packages. SPM is similar to Cocoapods, Ruby gems, and NPM. You can use SPM from the command line with commands like swift build and swift test or with compatible IDEs. SPM leverages URLs to Git repositories and versions dependencies using Git tags. [0]

Sonatype IQ Server analyzes the file named Package.resolved. The dependencies under the "pins" section are evaluated.

Example Package.resolved file

{
  "object": {
    "pins": [
      {
        "package": "RxSwift",
        "repositoryURL": "https://github.com/ReactiveX/RxSwift.git",
        "state": {
          "branch": null,
          "revision": "980d2afceb985a5598d7bc6116557b75469857f2",
          "version": "5.1.0"
        }
      }
    ]
  },
  "version": 1
}