Xcode ignores error returns from Archive Pre-action scripts

Originator:preble
Number:rdar://31707372 Date Originated:2017/04/19
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:Xcode Product Version:8.3.1 (8E1000a)
Classification: Reproducible:Always
 
Summary:
There appears to be no way to cause an Archive action failure by returning an error from a Pre-action script. Output to stderr is ignored, as are non-zero exit values.
This is highly undesirable because any script failure is very difficult to notice/find.

Steps to Reproduce:
Add a new Run Script Action under the Archive action's "Pre-actions" section. The script can be as simple as "exit 1". For fun, echo some text to stderr.

Expected Results:
A non-zero exit code from a Pre-action script should cause the Archive action to fail. Output to stderr (or even stdout) should be shown in the build log.

Actual Results:
The failure is completely ignored. No output is shown in the build log.

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