This works! Very easy once you know the location of the alligators in the swamp.
> On Aug 11, 2017, at 10:11 PM, Evergreen Info <rdimo...@evergreeninfo.net>
> I kept getting all sorts of weird Xcode related problems in until I started
> doing this.
> 1] Keep only one version of Xcode in the applications folder named Xcode.app.
> 2] Create an OldXcodeVersions folder.
> 3] When upgrading:
> A] Move Xcode.app from applications folder to the OldXcodeVersions folder
> and rename it to Xcode.x.y.app.
> B] Download the new Xcode from the developer portal.
> C] Open up downloads and install Xcode into the applications folder..
> D] Open up the new Xcode.app
> E] In the LC prefs select...add a new Xcode.
> F] Add the Xcode that you just moved and renamed in A and B. This give you
> access to older SDKs and simulators.
> 4] Never upgrade Xcode.
> 5] Never install from App Store .
> 6] Trash any versions of Xcode that were upgrades and redownload them fresh
> from developers portal.
> 7] Open the Xcode versions one at a time named Xcode.app in the applications
> folder and then move to the OldXcodeVersions folder and rename.
> 6 and 7 is pain but was worth it.
> The App store honks at you for a few days until it figures out you have the
> most recent version of Xcode installed.
> Your mileage may vary.
> On Aug 12, 2017 12:20 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I’m trying to work on a new app that will send an sms message in iOS. But, as
> it usually happens when I don’t use the simulator and XCode for a month or
> so, new version come along and chaos seems to ensue. I had all of this
> working in LC 8.1.4.
> I’ve been working with LC 8.2.6 and LC9.0.0 (dp8) I downloaded XCode 8.3.3,
> but have XCode 8.3 and 8.2 installed. When I started, LC 8.2.6 would launch
> the simulator ok. But 9.0.0 wouldn’t. After fiddling around a bit, LC 8.2.6
> would no longer launch the simulator. I get the following error message on
> all versions, no matter what I put into the LiveCode preferences for XCode:
> “Unable to start simulator 634,0,0,notoolset 573,220,1,revPhoneSetSimulatorSDK
> I deleted the LC Preferences files and it didn’t fix anything.
> So…. I have 3 versions of XCode (8.2, 8.3, 8.3.3) in my application folder.
> These have been downloaded from the developer portal. Is it ok to have all of
> them in my applications folder, then enter them into the LC
> Preferences->mobile Support pane? Or will it mix up software from different
> versions of XCode in my app folder?
> Do I need to download additional tools for XCode?
> This is extremely frustrating. I did note that there was a red/green box in
> the LC mobile support pane in preferences, which should indicate the all the
> XCode support files are correct for the running version of LC. This doesn’t
> seem to be the case, though. It does respond to the version loaded, though,
> which is something.
> For me, this is the most frustrating part of livecode. Can’t more be done to
> check configurations and provide clear and complete error messages when
> things aren’t right?
> Bill P
> William A. Prothero
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