Wrapping up Xcode project

Jackson Isaac ijackson at macports.org
Fri Aug 23 06:53:52 UTC 2019

On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 7:21 AM Satryaji Aulia <satraul at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just finished building from source 348 ports without Xcode on my
> 10.13 machine (only CommandLineTools). Only around 10 ports failed to
> build and we know exactly why (mostly xcode 1.0 ports or dependency).
> We recently discovered and/or fixed some bugs with ports like qt5,
> devel, and marked ports that need xcodebuild but haven't yet like
> SourceKitten.
> With the changes we made throughout the Xcode project, using MacPorts
> without Xcode is now a much more pleasant experience, a major UX
> improvement over the current release

I just setup macports-base from master (on a fresh macOS) and I didn't
notice any issues or didn't even realize that I required
XCode (which I rarely use).

A great UX improvement indeed. Kudos to the student and mentors working on this.

> I'll be wrapping up the project with more quality assurance and
> testing. It is appreciated if you guys can try out and test the latest
> master (especially for old macOS versions)

BTW, I tested this on latest Mojave.

> Thank you
> Sat

Jackson Isaac

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