Should I try to upgrade to XCode 4.2 4c199 - Mac OS X 10.6.8

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Oct 4 00:38:28 PDT 2015

On Oct 4, 2015, at 2:36 AM, Dominik Reichardt wrote:

> Am 04.10.2015 um 09:26 schrieb Ryan Schmidt:
>> On OS X 10.6.8, Xcode 3.2.6 is the recommended version. Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard was never available for free; you had to have a paid developer membership to get a copy. As such, most MacPorts users did not try this configuration, so more problems are likely to be encountered if you use that configuration.
> Not that it matters anymore, but Apple made every Xcode version (including 4) available in the additional downloads of the developer portal.

No, Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard is only available if you have (or had) a paid Apple developer membership. If you don't (I don't), those versions are not available for download there.

Xcode 4 for Lion was and remains free, but that is different from Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard.

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