If (like me) you’re using Xcode 3.2.5 and see this error when trying to submit an app for approval It’s worth knowing that this seems to be the result of a bug introduced in this version of xcode.

There’s a great writeup at useyourloaf.com

In summary the workaround is:

  • Build and archive the app with Xcode
  • Use the organiser to export an IPA file
  • Run /Developer/Applications/Utilities/Application Loader and submit the app using this