LC 9.0.0 dp8 won't launch iOS simulator

William Prothero waprothero at gmail.com
Sat Aug 12 01:52:29 EDT 2017


Thanks for the ideas. I’ll do those things, Evergreen. I have been using iPhone 6 and above, but tomorrow, after a night’s sleep, I’ll follow the suggestions.

Thanks!
Bill P


> On Aug 11, 2017, at 10:43 PM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Bill,
> 
> In LC 9dp7 (or dp8, not 100% sure), we removed support for 32bit
> simulators. This means that if your simulator is set to iPhone SE or
> iPhone5, the standalone will not launch. So you have to choose a 64bit
> simulator (iphone6 and above).
> 
> Best regards,
> Panos
> 
> 
> 
> On Aug 12, 2017 05:20, "William Prothero via use-livecode" <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Folks:
>> 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?
>> 
>> Best,
>> Bill P
>> 
>> William A. Prothero
>> http://earthlearningsolution.org/
>> 
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