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  1. #1

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    Oct 02, 2010
    Xcode build error
    I'm running Leopard OSX 10.6.4 on a macbookpro. I wanted to write a simple c program. I've downloaded xcode from the developers web site. Just to make sure things work properly I tried to build the HelloView program and received the following error:

    "GCC 4.2 is not compatible with the Mac OS X 10.4 SDK (file main.m)"

    What do I need to change/fix?

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    I am by no means an Xcode pro but if you go to Project > Select Active SDK, are you given the option to change to the "Mac OS X 10.6 (Base SDK)"?
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  3. #3

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    Oct 02, 2010
    build error now fixed
    Found the miscreant in the preferences - changed Project - Edit Project Settings from 10.4 to 10.6. XCode must have copied a setting from my previous 10.4 OS. All now appears to work properly. Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

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