[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 26537] Builds from command-line fail if custom build product directory is set and ~/Library/Preferences/xcodebuild.plist exists

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Mon Jun 22 00:49:40 PDT 2009


------- Comment #12 from tyoshino at google.com  2009-06-22 00:49 PDT -------
(In reply to comment #11)
> > > Do you happen to have a ~/Library/Preferences/xcodebuild.plist?
> > > 
> > 
> > Yes
> Delete it!  The problem you're seeing is that xcodebuild is reading preferences
> from that file when it should be pulling them from com.apple.Xcode.plist, the
> standard Xcode preferences.  The situations under which xcodebuild.plist gets
> created are something of a mystery, but appears to be the result of a bug in
> xcodebuild itself (<rdar://problem/5585899>).
> The existence of this bogus preference file is likely to cause other subtle
> issues beyond the obvious build directory problem, so I don't think your patch
> is the appropriate workaround.  A more direct approach may be to look for the

So, what's the best thing to do in this function? It's confusing that it has
unnecessary code for setting baseProductionDirOption here.

> existence of this preference file and warn the user, or perhaps even
> automatically remove it.

OK. I agree with you about this point. I'll send another patch.

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