[swift-users] swift redistributable without Xcode

Joe Groff jgroff at apple.com
Fri May 6 15:22:54 CDT 2016

> On May 6, 2016, at 1:14 PM, Tim Prepscius via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Is it possible to build swift using Xcode, and then distribute swift
> without Xcode?
> Or, does there already is exist some link to swift on OS X which is
> not contained in Xcode?
> I need a swift compiler/executable that will run on all versions of
> MacOSX, not just the latest.

A Swift app built with Xcode is self-contained and can be distributed independent of Xcode. You can target back to OS X 10.9.


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