Hardcoding Xcode.app

Michael Dickens michaelld at macports.org
Fri Oct 9 20:04:47 UTC 2020

Beta Xcode is at "/Applications/Xcode-beta.app" ... so, no, we can't hard code that precisely. That said, it wouldn't be difficult to have this setting as a preference in a .conf file, if it isn't already. That way it -can- be changed for those of us who regularly run beta software. - MLD

On Fri, Oct 9, 2020, at 3:58 PM, Christopher Chavez wrote:
> 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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