The Xcode Build System
Controlling Build Parameters
Customizing the Build System
Building from the Command Line
This chapter is for experienced UNIX programmers who are accustomed to controlling application builds with a dependency manager, such as GNU
make. It’s also useful to any user of Xcode who wants a better grasp of how Xcode builds projects.
As an integrated development environment, Xcode is at first glance far removed from the tools you are used to. But Xcode is not a tightly integrated tool set. The editor, the build system, and some convenience services run as part of Xcode’s process; but for preprocessing, compilation, and linkage, ...