Fix Xcode 15 DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR cannot be used to evaluate LIBRARY_SEARCH_PATHS, use TOOLCHAIN_DIR instead

In Xcode 15 Apple changed the variable which points to the default toolchain location to $TOOLCHAIN_DIR from $DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR. If some project/target used $DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR then it need to be replace by $TOOLCHAIN_DIR.

1. Find DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR Reference

To find out where in your project you are using this, you can search for DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR in your project to find out where in your project you are using DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR.

2. Fix for CocoaPods

If you are seeing only CocoaPods (pod) project is using $DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR then you can add the following script in your Podfile to automatically update $DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR to $TOOLCHAIN_DIR. This will only execute on Xcode 15 or later. It will not impact other developers who is using Xcode 14.

post_install do |installer|
	xcode_base_version = `xcodebuild -version | grep 'Xcode' | awk '{print $2}' | cut -d . -f 1`

	installer.pods_project.targets.each do |target|
		target.build_configurations.each do |config|
			# For xcode 15+ only
			if config.base_configuration_reference && Integer(xcode_base_version) >= 15
				xcconfig_path = config.base_configuration_reference.real_path
				xcconfig =
				xcconfig_mod = xcconfig.gsub(/DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR/, "TOOLCHAIN_DIR"), "w") { |file| file << xcconfig_mod }

3. Fix for your project

If you see some references of DT_TOOLCHAIN_DIR in your main project/taget, then you need to update that manually.


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