SolvedCocoaPods The 'Pods-App' target has transitive dependencies that include static binaries: (*/Pods/GooglePlacePicker/Frameworks/GooglePlacePicker.framework)) during validation

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What did you do?

Run pod lib lint ANAChat.podspec

What did you expect to happen?
I expect validation to be passed successfully

What happened instead?

Encountered an unknown error (The 'Pods-App' target has transitive dependencies that include static binaries: (*ANAChat/Pods/GooglePlacePicker/Frameworks/GooglePlacePicker.framework)) during validation

CocoaPods Environment


   CocoaPods : 1.3.1
        Ruby : ruby 2.0.0p648 (2015-12-16 revision 53162) [x86_64-darwin17.2.0]
    RubyGems : 2.7.2
        Host : Mac OS X 10.13.1 (17B48)
       Xcode : 9.1 (9B55)
         Git : git version 2.13.6 (Apple Git-96)
Ruby lib dir : /Users/nowfloats/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.0.0-p648/lib
Repositories : master - @ c638b66c73e1ba627b32eec5c046f49208d35160

Installation Source

Executable Path: /usr/local/bin/pod


cocoapods-deintegrate : 1.0.1
cocoapods-plugins     : 1.0.0
cocoapods-search      : 1.0.0
cocoapods-stats       : 1.0.0
cocoapods-trunk       : 1.3.0
cocoapods-try         : 1.1.0

Project that demonstrates the issue

It is a development pod which I'm trying to build.

32 Answers

โœ”๏ธAccepted Answer

I solve my problem using just the specific import that I'm using, for example.
In my SDK I'm using FirebaseCore and FirebaseAnalytics.
Into my class I just import:

import FirebaseCore
import FirebaseAnalytics

And in my .podspec I needed to set static_framework property to true, so my .podspec it's seems like code below:

s.static_framework = true

s.dependency 'Firebase'
s.dependency 'Firebase/Core'

It works for me!

Other Answers:

commenting use_frameworks! fixed the issue for me. Have no idea why.


remove this line of your pod file, if you're having this problem, it works for me.

Even after adding the below key to podspec. I'm getting the same error.

s.static_framework = true

error is The 'Pods-App' target has transitive dependencies that include static binaries: (/private/var/folders/ck/b486txj55d171n97wqcg49mw0000gn/T/CocoaPods-Lint-20171122-64905-1jwdftf-*/Pods/GooglePlacePicker/Frameworks/GooglePlacePicker.framework)) during validation.

CocoaPods version 1.3.1 and earlier do not support static framework dependencies.

CocoaPods 1.4.0 adds the static_framework option in #6811 that enables you to specify building a pod as a static_framework, which unlike dynamic frameworks, can have static framework dependencies.

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