Does MacPorts need ALL of Xcode?

Joshua Root jmr at
Sun Oct 3 08:59:35 UTC 2021

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> Ports that include the xcode portgroup also most probably require Xcode. I would have thought that the xcode 1.0 portgroup would declare "use_xcode yes" somewhere in it, but it doesn't seem to. Maybe that is an oversight.

It isn't. Setting build.type to "xcode" also sets use_xcode to "yes".

- Josh

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