Error “Missing file libarclite“ (Xcode 14.3)

See how to fix the “Missing file libarclite“ error in Xcode. This is due to libraries with minimum deployment target of iOS 11.

Francesco Leoni

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File not found: libarclite_iphone.a + Linker command failed

Complete error:

File not found: /Applications/

Linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)

Linker command failed with exit code 1 error


This is error is connected to 3rd party libraries that have a minimum deployment target less than iOS 11.

Xcode 14 only supports building for a deployment target greater or equal to iOS 11.


The solution is quite simple but a bit tedious if you have a lot of dependencies.

You have to set all your libraries to a minimum deployment target equal to iOS 11 or greater.

To do this:

  1. Navigate to Pods project in the Project Navigator
  2. Select a target
  3. In General tab change the Minimum Deployments to iOS 11 or greater
  4. Repeat step 2 and 3 for each library
Missing file libarclite solution


If you run pod install or pod update, you should repeat this process again.


I hope this is a temporary fix that will be updated in the future.

If you know a better solution please leave a comment.

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