Xcode 3.1 <-> Xcode 3

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Sijmen, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Sep 7, 2005
    Yesterday I've installed the iPhone SDK, which includes the Xcode 3.1 beta, on my iMac. As I've understood, it can't be installed on my PowerBook since it doesn't have an Intel processor.

    Now I have a problem: I've edited a project on the iMac, and ever since I can't load it on my PowerBook. The error is 'Project [...].xcodeproj cannot be opened because the user file cannot be parsed'. Using xcodebuild from the command line also yields a list of errors.

    So, any way around this, so I can still use my projects on my PowerPC Mac?
  2. macrumors 603


    Oct 2, 2006
    The Land of Hope and Glory
    Save the project in Xcode 2.5 compatibility mode.
  3. macrumors member

    Feb 21, 2008
    You sure 3.1 doesn't work with PPC? It should only require Leopard. Plus I don't see Apple just cutting out the PPC users.
  4. Moderator emeritus


    Jun 15, 2000
    3.1 uses a different/updated file format than 3.0 and 2.5, so unless you have a backup, you may be out of luck.

    However if you want you can PM me and send me the project, and I can re-save with 3.0 compatibility.
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 7, 2005
    Don't know why I didn't think of using compatibility mode, that's of course the obvious choice. I'll try that.

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