is there any way to force newer versions of Xcode to run on older Mac OS X versions? What is the basic reason why Xcode 11 can't run on, say, High Sierra?
in some cases, you can hack the
Info.plist to make apps run on unsupported OSes. however, with something like Xcode, it's likely to rely very deeply on new system framework that simply aren't there.
well I guess they can use some of the newer APIs in the newest OS
check the "Download macOS Catalina 10.15.4 offline installer" section
--help. maybe it lets you just download the package without running it. if so, I think you can just drag that into VMware when creating a VM