[swift-dev] Developing Swift in Xcode
kenny_leung at pobox.com
Mon Mar 14 15:51:51 CDT 2016
Question: why generate Xcode project files that don’t build?
> On Mar 14, 2016, at 12:55 PM, Ben Langmuir via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2016, at 11:29 AM, Ryan Lovelett via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016, at 02:07 PM, Kenny Leung via swift-dev wrote:
>>> Hi All.
>>> With your indulgence, I’m looking for some newbie help here. I’ve gone
>>> through the steps in the Swift project README, and generated an Xcode
>>> Are there any pointers to where to go next in the modify-compile-test
>>> cycle? There are a zillion targets in the project, and none of them seem
>>> to build.
>> This is my experience too. Just to add some more data points I did this:
>> $ utils/update-checkout
>> $ utils/build-script -t
>> $ utils/build-script -X --skip-build -- —reconfigure
> See the documentation in `build-script -help` the capital -X option is designed to not be able to build. You want the lowercase -x option.
>> $ cd ~/Source/build/Xcode-DebugAssert/swift-macosx-x86_64
>> $ open Swift.xcodeproj
>> Using the "ALL_BUILD" target in Xcode I attempted to build and was
>> greeted with the following error:
>> echo This\ Xcode\ project\ is\ configured\ for\ IDE\ use\ only\ and\
>> cannot\ build\ Swift.
>> This Xcode project is configured for IDE use only and cannot build
>> make: ***
>> Error 1
>> Command /bin/sh failed with exit code 2
>> Most of my steps were taken from
>> https://github.com/apple/swift#developing-swift-in-xcode and then I just
>> filled in the blanks with my own imagination from there.
>>> What is your typical process when adding a new feature to Swift?
>> I am also interested in this.
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