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provisioningmac [2017/02/10 16:03]
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provisioningmac [2017/02/11 23:43] (current)
ppannuto [Homebrew]
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 In some cases, brew will tell you that there'​s a "​system"​ version (e.g. the Python that ships with OS X) and offer to replace it. In general, choose the brew version of everything. The stuff that ships with OS X is really out of date and brew fixes that. In some cases, brew will tell you that there'​s a "​system"​ version (e.g. the Python that ships with OS X) and offer to replace it. In general, choose the brew version of everything. The stuff that ships with OS X is really out of date and brew fixes that.
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 +== brew link ==
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 +Related, sometimes brew will install things, but not add them to your path by default. It usually prints a message when it does this. If you think something should be installed by isn't in your path, the easiest thing to do is simply run ''​brew install thing''​ again, which will install it, give an error, or tell you it hasn't linked it for some such reason. I've not yet run into a problem from linking things, but YMMV.
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 +Pretty sure brew tells you the command to run, but it's just ''​brew link thing''​ or sometimes ''​brew link -f thing''​ (force)
  
  
provisioningmac.txt · Last modified: 2017/02/11 23:43 by ppannuto