Setting up a new Mavericks machine

Stan Sanderson stansand at
Fri Nov 1 11:26:00 PDT 2013

> On Nov 1, 2013, at 1:12 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> On Oct 30, 2013, at 06:33, Chris Jones wrote:
>>> On 30/10/13 11:21, Guangshan Chen wrote:
>>> I did not. I only installed the whole package of Xcode.
>> Personally I tend to start up the Xcode application directly, after each new installation, to allow it to do whatever it needs to each time. I only have Xcode for MacPorts, so these are the only times I ever really run it ...
> The only way to install the command line tools on Mavericks is to run “xcode-select --install” or download the standalone installer from Apple Developer Connection. The Xcode application cannot do this for you 

Would you clarify? If I have downloaded and installed the latest CLT from the ADC, running  “xcode-select --install” fails with a message that updates are not available from the App Store. Is this normal behavior? (Xcode for Mavericks was installed the same way.)



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