GSoC 2018: Interested in Improving startup item code

Jackson Isaac ijackson at
Fri Feb 23 04:18:18 UTC 2018

On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM, Abhishek Singh Bisht
<abhisinghbisht04 at> wrote:
> Hi Jackson,
> Thanks for taking time, I appreciate it. Will proceed as you said. Also i
> was thinking wether or not it’d be feasible to remove all dependencies on
> Xcode? I mean shouldn’t the command line tools suffice? I read that some
> ports mandatorily require Xcode, but is there any possibility?

Yes Xcode-clt should suffice for most of the ports. Some ports may
depend on XCode itself though.

I am not sure if any port can be built even without xcode itself. But
anyways we would like to minimize the dependency on the XCode package
as such which is 6-7GB for every update they release.

Probably Clemens can share some insights ?

Jackson Isaac

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