[PD] Purr Data beta 2
danomatika at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 17:02:45 CEST 2016
> Does Homebrew require XCode? If so then speed of package installs is
> insignificant by comparison.
> If not then I'll give it a try-- that would reduce the total time to build from 1 day to
> something less obnoxious.
Yes and no. Yes in that you need to install the Xcode Commandline Tools (aka gcc/clang, make, git, etc) and No in that you do not need to download and install the whole Xcode GUI app & tools if you’re only building things on the command line.
As of OSX 10.8 or so, you can run the following to install the commandline tools:
This will open a dialog box where you can click “Install”. There is no need for a login, or App Store, or whatever.
> On Oct 10, 2016, at 7:31 AM, Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> 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. The
> > thing I liked about macport's /opt, which is actually something of a standard for
> > non-pacakge-managed software in linux, is that it's relatively encapsulated
> > away from the rest of the directory structure. But as long as it does a reasonable
> > job of uninstalling everything in a package it should be fine.
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