MacPorts XCode Installation

Haren Samarasinghe harens at
Sat Feb 26 18:04:37 UTC 2022

After reading the installation guide [1], quite a few people that I've 
introduced MacPorts to have thought that a full XCode installation is 
required. They're uncertain of doing this due to the large amount of 
space it requires.

In reality, I'd say that the majority of ports only require the command 
line tools. In the scenarios where XCode is required for a port, the 
user is normally alerted to this.

I was planning on changing the docs [1][2] to show that XCode isn't 
required, but I wanted to first check whether this would be an 
acceptable change.


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