Can I uninstall xcode 4 after installing the required macports?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Sun Mar 20 01:51:17 PDT 2011

On 2011-03-20 07:16 , Jason Swails wrote:
> Keep in mind that "make" is also installed with xcode tools and doesn't
> build automatically with any of the gcc compilers built with MacPorts
> (assuming you built them to compile software).

For a complete toolchain, you also need a linker. The gccXY ports rely
on the ld64 provided by Xcode. And you would miss system headers, too.

I would recommend to keep Xcode around. If you leave out the iPhone SDK,
it only takes about 1.5 GiB of disk space.


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