macOS 11 Big Sur and MacPorts

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Nov 15 23:28:06 UTC 2020

On Nov 15, 2020, at 16:53, John Chivian wrote:

> For me, every time Xcode is updated, the first time I start it following its update I am prompted to update components,


> and the current version command line tools are installed.

No. "Components" are not "command line tools". You must also update the command line tools separately.

> Perhaps the manual xcode-select is required if you don't actually start Xcode the application following its update.
> My experience with MacPorts and Big Sur (as before with Catalina) was to simply follow the MacPorts update instructions, after updating and starting Xcode as described above, but without that manual xcode-select step.

You *MUST* update the Xcode command line tools separately in addition to updating Xcode.

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