Jailbroken development with iOS 5.0.1 and XCode 4.2

There is a lot of scattered information out there, so I am going to confirm this is going to work only for the specific configuration given below.

Configuration details

XCode version = 4.2
(BUILD 4D199 - But any build of XCode 4.2 should work)

MAC OS X = 10.7.2

iOS 5.0.1 (9A405)
Jailbroken iPod Touch 4th Gen (and has Cydia on it)

How to start developing with XCode without iPhone developer account ?

First is to disable CODESIGN (read code-sign).

Make a copy of this file on Desktop (Because finder won't allow you to edit in the same folder)

Open that file in TextEdit and change the following values from YES to NO. So it looks like below


Now restart XCode and set Code Signing Identity to Don't Code Sign

Now you should be able to select your device from the list and install your code/app.

But still you won't be able to debug, how to enable that ?

1) Select your target from Targets list, on the right side choose "Build phases"
2) Now on the bottom right you have a button called "Add Bhild Phase". Click that
3) Now select "Add Run Script"
4) Now copy paste the follow code in the run script box.

export CODESIGN_ALLOCATE=/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/usr/bin/codesign_allocate
if [ "${PLATFORM_NAME}" == "iphoneos" ]; then/Developer/iphoneentitlements41/gen_entitlements.py "my.company.${PROJECT_NAME}" "${BUILT_PRODUCTS_DIR}/${WRAPPER_NAME}/${PROJECT_NAME}.xcent";codesign -f -s "iPhone Developer" --entitlements "${BUILT_PRODUCTS_DIR}/${WRAPPER_NAME}/${PROJECT_NAME}.xcent" "${BUILT_PRODUCTS_DIR}/${WRAPPER_NAME}/"

Note : The above code is taken from Alex Whittemore's Blog.
But there "/Developer/iphoneentitlements401/gen_entitlements.py" was used instead of "/Developer/iphoneentitlements41/gen_entitlements.py". I had to manually check that path and found that there was no 'iphoneentitlements401' folder on my machine. I changed it and it worked. Now I am able to debug also !

Let me know if this worked, so it will help others from wasting time as well.
If you ran into any problem let me know as well! I will try my best to help you.


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