[PD] Purr Data beta 2
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Mon Oct 10 15:35:23 CEST 2016
On Mon, 2016-10-10 at 09:13 -0400, Matt Barber wrote:
> Thank you. /usr/local always seems iffy to me, but this is after
> years in linux making sure to make packages to install any software
> via package manager.
/usr/local  is exactly meant for _local_ installations that do not
interfere with any package management system and has the advantage that
binaries in /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin usually are
automatically found by shells like bash.
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 1:44 AM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com>
> > I use Homebrew all the time. It’s great. Definitely nicer to use
> > than macports.
> > I prefer Homebrew as it uses as many of the built in programs and
> > libs already on OSX. That means it’s *much* faster to install/build
> > packages since most things don’t require as many dependencies. You
> > can, of course, also install packages to supersede the often older
> > versions that come with the OS.
> > Also, it uses the more standard /usr/local as opposed to Macport’s
> > /opt, so most build systems find things automatically.
> > One more point, Homebrew has prebuilt binaries as well so
> > installing *big things* is relatively quick too.
> > Actually, when Jonathan sent me the purr data wiki, I did a quick
> > check and pretty much all of the libs y’all install via macports
> > are available in Hombrew.
> > --------
> > Dan Wilcox
> > @danomatika
> > danomatika.com
> > robotcowboy.com
> > > On Oct 9, 2016, at 11:35 PM, pd-list-request at lists.iem.at wrote:
> > >
> > > From: IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> > > Subject: Re: [PD] Purr Data beta 2
> > > Date: October 9, 2016 at 3:20:17 PM MDT
> > > To: pd-list at lists.iem.at
> > >
> > >
> > > On 10/09/2016 11:09 PM, Matt Barber wrote:
> > > > Thanks for this, IOhannes. We've been using macports for most
> > > > of the
> > > > development of purr-data on OSX (with a couple of fink installs
> > > > for some
> > > > libraries). Do you find brew to be superior, or was this a
> > > > comfortable
> > > > default?
> > > i cannot really remember what led to the actual decision.
> > > maybe brew was just the cool kid when i looked into it...
> > >
> > > however, i'm under the impression that so far i have had far less
> > > troubles with brew than with fink and or macports.
> > > keep in mind, that i hardly ever use any of these in real live.
> > > (so while i probably find brew to be superior, i have virtually
> > > zero
> > > data points to be able to defend this position).
> > >
> > > gfmd
> > > IOhannes
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