supported XCode versions

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Dec 24 19:46:13 UTC 2017

On Dec 24, 2017, at 08:04, Jan Stary wrote:

> The file xcode_versions.ini lists the "supported" versions of xcode
> for the individual MacOS versions. I wonder what exactly does it mean
> for an xcode version to be there. Is there some test suite that verifies
> that yes, indeed, this xcode version does work well wth this MacOS release?
> Or does it simply mean it gets added there once Apple releases it?

I assume it is the list of Xcode versions the Apple has declared to be compatible with each macOS release.

I assume this is used by MacPorts to nag a user who upgrades their OS without also upgrading Xcode to a version compatible with that OS.

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