Every now and then, our IDE’s get some updates. This week, Visual Studio for MacOS got updated once again. After that, there was a separated Download initiated for the Xcode Command Line Tools. Two days later, Visual Studio started to greet me with this little message:
Of course, I checked first that my installed version of Xcode is still working – it stopped already for me some time ago and I had to reinstall it. As you can see, that was not the case:
After doing some research on the web, others had similar issues. The problem was that the installation of the Xcode CLI tools has overridden the location of Xcode in Preferences – as you can see in the
The fix is easy, just paste
/Applications/Xcode.app/ into the location field. Please note that the trailing slash is also important:
The dialog will immediately verify the existence of Xcode (at least in version 8.9.10). Just hit that restart button and you are once again good to go.
As always, I hope this short post will be helpful for some of you.