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Posts where homebrew-core has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-13.
  • Happy Birthday nnn! Celebrating with release v4.0
    reddit.com/r/linux | 2021-04-13
    There's a failure: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/pull/75096
  • FFmpeg 4.4
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-09
  • Can't install Homebrew
    reddit.com/r/MacOS | 2021-03-22
  • Go 1.16 on Homebrew?
    reddit.com/r/golang | 2021-02-20
    You can follow the progress here https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/pull/71289 seems main issue is other brew formulas fails to build with 1.16 for various reasons.
  • Does Anyone Know If You Can Still Install
    reddit.com/r/scala | 2021-02-17
    Looks like it was removed almost a year ago.
  • Homebrew wireguard-go (0.0.20210212) ceased working on macOS Big Sur
    reddit.com/r/WireGuard | 2021-02-16
    I have posted a way to downgarde in the ticket in homebrew-core: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/issues/71253
  • Mac utility Homebrew finally gets native Apple Silicon and M1 support
    rust - Rust itself had some issues, and a lot of packages depend on crates that need updating
  • Homebrew 3.0.0
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-05
    I don’t use homebrew (for many of the reasons found in the comments here and more) but this is why I do visit their repo[1] for a “formula” whenever I need something macports or pkgsrc can’t supply me.

    [1] https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/blob/master/Formul...

    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-05
    That commit was undone a few days later https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/commit/82a45025682...
  • Homebrew Python Is Not for You
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-02-03
    Homebrew Python recently had a problem with pasting in the REPL, because it uses GNU Readline and Homebrew recently updated that from 8.0 to 8.1. GNU Readline changed the default for bracketed paste mode from off in 8.0 to on in 8.1.

    Python does not explicitly set this to what it wants (off), so if you didn't happen to have "set enable-bracketed-paste off" in your ~/.inputrc, pasting got messed up.

    This isn't just a Homebrew thing. It also hit Arch Linux, and probably others.

    As part of trying to figure out who to file a bug report with, I installed Apple's Python3 and I installed the Mac version of Python3 from python.org. It worked fine in the later two, so I filed the bug with Homebrew [1] (and they figured out that it is really a Python bug and they submitted a pull request upstream to have Python explicitly turn off bracketed paste).

    The python.org Python3 was easy to install, and was the same version the Homebrew installed.

    This raises a question. The article talks about alternate systems to manage Python installations instead of using Homebrew or using Apple's Python. But why do I want any of them? The python.org install seemed fine. Why not just use that and not have to deal with any third party Python installation managers?

    [1] https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/issues/68193

  • Homebrew: AVX instructions in Big Sur bottles crash when run in Rosetta 2
    news.ycombinator.com | 2020-12-26