What version of Xcode for High Sierra?

Bill Cole macportsusers-20171215 at billmail.scconsult.com
Sat Sep 25 01:59:29 UTC 2021

On 2021-09-24 at 19:18:56 UTC-0400 (Sat, 25 Sep 2021 09:18:56 +1000 
Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>
is rumored to have said:

> MacBook Pro, 13", mid-2010, 8GB memory (self-supplied, as the default 
> 4GB is simply not enough), firmware 7,1.
> Relevance to MacPorts: it needs Xcode...
> There seems to be many versions of Xcode for High Sierra (I don't want 
> to upgrade further just yet) so which one is known to work for this 
> thing so that I can start using MacPorts again??  I don't want to 
> waste a few hours of download (including Command Line Tools) only to 
> see "xcode-select" spit the dummy because it's the wrong version of 
> the OS or something.

10.1 or 9.4.1 should work. Supposedly one can install 10.2 by hacking 
some plist and it will work, but that would be silly if all you really 
need it for is MacPorts.

Bill Cole
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(AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)
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