ensure_xcode_version

Ensure the right version of Xcode is used

If building your app requires a specific version of Xcode, you can invoke this command before using gym.
For example, to ensure that a beta version of Xcode is not accidentally selected to build, which would make uploading to TestFlight fail.
You can either manually provide a specific version using version: or you make use of the .xcode-version file.

ensure_xcode_version
Supported platforms ios, mac
Author @JaviSoto, @KrauseFx

1 Example

ensure_xcode_version(version: "7.2")

Parameters

Key Description Default
version Xcode version to verify that is selected

* = default value is dependent on the user's system


Lane Variables

Actions can communicate with each other using a shared hash lane_context, that can be accessed in other actions, plugins or your lanes: lane_context[SharedValues:XYZ]. The ensure_xcode_version action generates the following Lane Variables:

SharedValue Description
SharedValues::FL_ENSURE_XCODE_VERSION Xcode version to verify that is selected

To get more information check the Lanes documentation.


Documentation

To show the documentation in your terminal, run

fastlane action ensure_xcode_version

CLI

It is recommended to add the above action into your Fastfile, however sometimes you might want to run one-offs. To do so, you can run the following command from your terminal

fastlane run ensure_xcode_version

To pass parameters, make use of the : symbol, for example

fastlane run ensure_xcode_version parameter1:"value1" parameter2:"value2"

It's important to note that the CLI supports primitive types like integers, floats, booleans, and strings. Arrays can be passed as a comma delimited string (e.g. param:"1,2,3"). Hashes are not currently supported.

It is recommended to add all fastlane actions you use to your Fastfile.


Source code

This action, just like the rest of fastlane, is fully open source, view the source code on GitHub


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