Hardcoding Xcode.app

Christopher Chavez chrischavez at gmx.us
Fri Oct 9 19:58:48 UTC 2020

Can MacPorts hardcode references to Xcode.app, by assuming it is at /Applications/Xcode.app (as when installed from the App Store), and/or that it will remain wherever it was found and won't ever be moved/deleted?

I would think the answer is "no": it is outside of MacPorts' control, and some users have reason to switch between multiple installed Xcode versions.

See https://trac.macports.org/ticket/58378#comment:7 . I think I have come across other instances of this issue, but can't remember where.

Christopher A. Chavez

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