Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

Lagi Pittas iphonelagi at
Sat Oct 3 13:00:23 EDT 2020

Hi Graham,

How about using a download manager that does the chopping/zipping and
unchopping for you so you can be sure that when you restart all the bits
are ther.

There are a coupler of free ones and some paid for

the one i use is
and cost 9 pounds a year

Hope that helps


On Sat, 3 Oct 2020 at 09:12, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> This is a question for people having to use XCode to generate iOS apps. I
> find from responses on this list that I now need Xcode 15 to have a chance
> of generating for iOS 14. I would ask Apple this quesiton, but I doubt if I
> would get a meaningful answer:
> I'm working deep in the French countryside with an ADSL connection -
> although I have enough bandwidth to stream TV programs, really long files
> are hard to download. Downloading Xcode - which is reported to be an 8.12GB
> file - at a speed of between 300 and 750 KB/sec is a nightmare. If the
> download speed drops below some unspecified limit, the download stops and
> has to be resumed in Safari, but that's not the worst of it. If I leave the
> download overnight, having got say 4 out of 8 Gb loaded, when look at the
> download folder in the morning, it only contains 14 bytes, necessitating a
> complete reload! There isn't even anything in the Trash. What's that about,
> and is there any way I can simply accumulate the download bit by bit until
> it's all finished?
> If anyone has any hints, I’d be grateful. Otherwise it means spending some
> hours keep the download pot boiling and wrecking the rest of my day.
> Thanks
> Graham
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KIndest Regards Lagi

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