What version of Xcode for High Sierra?

Ian Wadham iandw.au at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 02:55:56 UTC 2021

This link has a comprehensive list of Xcode release and pre-release versions… https://xcodereleases.com/

They are tabulated with dependencies on OS’s and links to downloads and release notes.

> On 25 Sep 2021, at 11:59 am, Bill Cole <macportsusers-20171215 at billmail.scconsult.com> wrote:
> On 2021-09-24 at 19:18:56 UTC-0400 (Sat, 25 Sep 2021 09:18:56 +1000 (EST))
> 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.

I would suggest 9.4.1 because it will require a few Gb less disk space.

Ian Wadham.

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