Does MacPorts need ALL of Xcode?

Bjarne D Mathiesen macintosh at
Tue Sep 28 08:01:39 UTC 2021

I usually install MacPorts from the tarball.

In my experience, in order for macports itself to compile,
you'll have to
1) install Xcode
2) install the Command Line Tools
3) open Xcode and let it install it's components
otherwise, you'll get the error, that the c-compiler can't create an

Bjarne D Mathiesen
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