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How do I specify what is used as the real C compiler?

I have a configure on Mountain Lion that's running into trouble: [snip] checking for gcc... /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/OSX10.8.xctoolchain/usr/bin/cc checking whether the C ...
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What does Apple want for the WWDC Scholarship application uploads?

I am trying to submit my app for the 2013 Student Scholarship - form here (Dev program needed). However, I am confused about what it is, exactly, that they want: Here's a screenshot of the section ...
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Mac crash after installing XCode

I tried installing XCode on my MacBook Pro, but for some reason, it suddenly crashed. After a reboot, I saw a message my computer had to restart because of some system failure. After this message, I ...
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Delete Application from iPhone 5.1 Simulator

Strange Moment !!! I was testing my iPhone App on iPhone 5.1 Simulator. App ran very fine. But got strange situation at the time of removing App from Simulator. I followed these steps to remove the ...
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Why can't I find PackageMaker?

As far as I know, the PackageMaker should be part of "Auxiliary tools for Xcode" and can be downloaded from https://developer.apple.com/downloads. However I cannot see the "Auxiliary tools for Xcode" ...
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Xcode 4.6.1 install hangs at “Installing - less than one minute” on Lion

I have been trying to update to Xcode 4.6.1 (from 4.6) on OS X 10.7.5. The install gets most of the way through, then hangs out at "Installing - less than one minute" indefinitely. Based on old ...
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Why would SetFile be unavailable after upgrading to Mountain Lion?

I have Xcode installed, and have used the SetFile command (installed with Xcode) for some time. I just upgraded to Mountain Lion, though, and find that it is suddenly unavailable. I verified that ...
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Xcode is hidden in OS X 10.8.2

Now I am using OS X 10.8.2. I have installed Xcode 4.5 on my Mac. It has completely installed and I am able to open sample Xcode projects. The problem is Xcode is not displayed in the Application ...
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Xcode fatal confused error

I just off to lunch break for 30 minutes, when returned back, Xcode shows me this message repeatedly, don't know why this was happening, the only solution to get rid out of this is to Force quit the ...
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XCode Hangs at Startup

XCode fails to open on my machine - OS X 10.8.2. It opens the main screen and just hangs there with the spinner spinning becoming unresponsive. If I double clcik a project, it just hangs sating it is ...
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Is there a hand tool for xcode's storyboard (scrolling without scrollbars, PDF style)?

I guess the title says it all. I was looking for a way to e.g. hold down a modifier key and "grab" the storyboard so that I can stop trying to aim for the scrollbars every time I want to scroll freely ...
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Programmer new to Apple - How to efficiently switch between files in XCode?

I'm a programmer that's pretty much brand new to Apple software, and everthing is all weird and different and scary :P, so I'm trying to figure out some workflow stuff: I'm used to having a Visual ...
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Install Xcode 4.2 on OS X 10.8

Is there a way to install Xcode 4.2 on OS X 10.8? I need to compile some Firemonkey projects on my MBP (latest without retina) and I have OS X 10.8 installed and through normal means it's not ...
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How do I export an XCode app so I can publish it on my website, not in the Mac App Store?

How do I export an XCode app so I can publish it on my website, not in the Mac App Store?
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The working copy requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode supports

I just installed Xcode 4.6 (I had Xcode 4.5.1). I just opened an existing project and got this message: The working copy "path/to/my project" requires a newer version of Subversion than Xcode ...
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Can the DocSets installed by Xcode be moved to an external disk?

While attempting to clean up my Air's SSD, the estimable DaisyDisk showed me that 4 GB is being eaten up by Xcode DocSets. I like keeping my friends close and my SDK documentation closer, so I'd be ...
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copy simulator from one mac to another mac osx

I'm the user with the less internet speed, one of my friend downloaded iPhone Simulator in his Xcode 4.5 to test the code in iOS 5.1, 5.0, 4.3 os too, now if I want those simulators in my mac, is ...
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Something has been wrong with my finder and Mac. How to fix?

Finder is often unresponsive. Also in many software, like xcode or any project. I used to be able to right click and select open in Finder. Now if I do that nothing happen. Zip utility is much ...
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Is it possible to compile and run an Xcode project on a jailbroken device without a paid developer certificate?

Both for kicks and for budgetary reasons, I'd like to take a package that would normally requite a developer account and build an app to run on a jailbroken iOS device. I have a 5th gen iPod Touch, ...
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Restore 10.8.2 to original developer settings

So I am at a point in a rabbit hole of troubleshooting programming problems (a lot of it seems to involve my gcc and fortran compilers, but I have long lists of libraries interfering with one another) ...
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Why do debuggers need an admin password?

Why does running LLDB or instruments require elevated privilages?
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Is it possible to download Apple's Command Line Tools for Xcode from the command line?

Background My job gives me temporary MacBook Pros for travel purposes. I get them with a fresh OS install before I leave, and when I return, they blank the hard drive. The trips usually require some ...
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How can I program in OpenGL on a Mac without Xcode? [closed]

For reasons I won't go in to, I can not and will not download Xcode. I have Mac 10.6.8. Getting OpenGl is a WILD GOOSE CHASE. So, is there any way I can get OpenGl, without Xcode?
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How can I transfer iJoomer app to XCode iPhone simulator?

I downloaded iJoomer in iTunes, and I would like to transfer it into XCode's iPhone Simulator so I can run the app there. Is it possible to transfer an app from iTunes to the iPhone simulator? If ...
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Xcode 4.6 not installing on my Mountain Lion

I am updating my Xcode 4.5.x to Xcode 4.6 directly from Mac App Store. But I am unable to update it. First it downloads the new Xcode. After downloading, it starts installing. But while installing it ...
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How can I create a dictionary for Mac OS X?

Dictionary seems to be several versions ahead of the Apple documentation (2007). I found a good blog post about it, but everything seems different now. I installed Xcode (including the command line ...
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What does the arrow with 2 lines through it mean?

In Xcode, a lot of the shortcuts use an arrow with 2 lines though it: What is the keystroke corresponding to this?
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How can I disassociate a single app (e.g., XCode) from all file types it's mapped to? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Change File Type Associations? Every time I get a machine that I install XCode on, it associates itself with all kinds of filetypes. E.g., .xml, .rb, even .java! ...
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Can the Xcode SDK run on Windows 7? [duplicate]

I want to install Xcode SDK for iPhone app development on my Windows 7 PC, does any one know is this is possible?
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Deauthorise Apple ID from the Mac App Store

I have Xcode installed using an Apple ID that I want it to be detached from. How can I login to the Mac App store using a different Apple ID and then have Xcode reattached to the new account in order ...
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Error while installing Homebrew on Lion

I started installing Homebrew on my Mac Lion v10.7.4 but got the following error. ==> Downloading and Installing Homebrew... Failed during: Error: /usr/bin/xcode-select returned unexpected error. ...
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gcc vs. llvm, compiling c++ code, migrating from linux [closed]

i'm migrating from linux machine to mac os x. I was used to write c++ application (for opengl and opencv application mainly) using vim as editor. Now, i have installed XCode on a new 10.8 mac os x ...
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Xcode 4: key binding for “Focus code blocks on hover”

Xcode 4 has a Focus code blocks on hover setting in Preferences > Text Editing. When you hover the mouse on a Code folding ribbon, the mentioned setting has the effect shown in image below. Also, ...
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Installing Xcode via command line

I am a Linux user and have never used OSX before. Someone asked me for help with installing some software on an OSX "Lion" server. I asked him to give me an SSH shell, assuming that would be ...
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Stop programs stealing focus

I'm currently using XCode in conjunction with Unity. When I initiate a build in Unity, it automatically runs XCode. XCode will then steal focus from whatever app I happen to be in. Is there a way of ...
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“New Screenshot” button is disabled in XCode Organizer

I have connected my iPhone to my Mac.. When I open XCode Organizer, the New Screenshot button is disabled.. Any idea why??? XCode Version 4.3.2 iOS 6.0.1
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Xcode code folding case statements

Is there a way to make the case statements in a switch be folded? I am using the Xcode 4.5.2
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Problem with MacPorts

I have MacPorts installed on my Mac and a lot of ports that were put on my machine years ago by my sysadmin for various purposes. There is quite a lot of garbage out there, but worst of all, the ...
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Why does Xcode still show up as an available update in App Store after being installed?

I have installed the update shown from the App Store. I have since started and used XCode. Why does this update still show up in the updates list for App Store? Is there some extra action I need to ...
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Xcode doesn't show up in spotlight results, neither search results

I haven't noticed exactly when it happened but previously I was always using spotlight to run Xcode. Now if i'm typing "Xcode" in it, only folders containing this name show up, or some xcode projects, ...
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Clear Output Screen from C program [closed]

I am using a Macbook Air. I used system("cls"); and system("clear"). That would not work. It displays on the output screen (xcode output screen) that the command cannot be found. I am using the C ...
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How can I (re)create development and build tools on a corrupt installation?

On my previous computer I had Xcode working nicely; on my present computer, with Homebrew installed, gcc and make are present in /Developer/usr/bin but not /usr/bin. On the whole when I try to ...
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How to can I upgrade Xcode 4.1 to 4.5.2 properly?

I'm trying to get Xcode up to date... but i think i have a little problem. I go in the Mac App Store. I find Xcode. I click on free button, it asks me to connect with my Apple-ID. Done. I get the ...
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What causes the temporary loss of around 20GB of hard drive space while using XCode?

I've got a hard disk of 120GB (20GB free space). I'm a developer in XCode and sometimes I get the "low disk space error"-message that I can't even save my coded files before cleaning some of the ...
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License problems installing aquaterm via macports

I am trying to install aquaterm via macports. I run sudo port install aquaterm This gives back an error: ---> Building aquaterm Error: org.macports.build for port aquaterm returned: command ...
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How does one get IOS SDK 5.0 or higher? [closed]

I cannot find IOS SDK 5.0 Did Apple remove that SDK as an option? Also, I already have the latest Xcode installed. Shouldn't I be able to select IOS SDK 5.0 within that environment? When I ...
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Unknown Xcode Instruments crash

I am running instruments via Terminal: instruments -t ...
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Missing glibtoolize

One package I want to install (lua-posix) needs glibtoolize, where do I get that? I installed XCode and that Development Console Tools stuff, brew doctor is happy, and according to the them, ...
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Unable to install Xcode on a freshly-installed OS X Lion

OK, so I own 2 macs : a MacBook Pro (running 10.8 with the latest Xcode on it) an iMac (running 10.6 on one partition - Xcode installed and all - , and 10.7 - just installed - on another partition) ...
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XCode 4.5 downloading documentation

I have installed XCode 4.5. During the installation there was an error about downloading the documentation. I did not pay much attention, but I think the error was same as that mentioned in: this ...