Xcode 2.4 released

XcodeApple released Xcode 2.4, an update to Xcode 2.3. Xcode 2.4 provides overall stability and performance enhancements to the Xcode IDE, and adds support for 64-bit Intel based Mac computers.

Xcode 2.4 is available for download from Apple Developer Connection Web site, and is free. Xcode 2.4 requires Mac OS X 10.4.x. Xcode 2.4 (DMG) is 915 MB in file size.

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Changes in this release
  • Xcode 2.4 adds support for 64-bit Intel development, with support for creating four-architecture Universal applications (32 and 64 bit for both Intel and PowerPC).
  • Selected fixes were made in the Xcode IDE, cctools, debugger, and compiler.
  • Xcode 2.4 also fixes bugs and enhances performance in several areas over Xcode 2.3. Most notably, stepping behavior when debugging DWARF binaries has been made more precise, and Dedicated Network Builds (DNB) has received several usability fixes.
  • The 10.4u SDK has been updated for development with Mac OS 10.4.7.
  • CHUD has been updated to version 4.4.0.

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