[Stackless] Stackless formula for Homebrew on Mac

Lars Immisch lars at ibp.de
Mon Jul 16 22:01:18 CEST 2012


> On 7/14/12 10:25 AM, Richard Tew wrote:
>> If you get it in, and this means (brew, formulas.. and for that matter
>> MacOS are confusing to me) that MacOS users can just install stackless
>> from source with no extra work, let us know and we'll point the
>> downloads page to the appropriate place with a mention.
> 
> Wasn't accepted for the master, they wanted it at most keg only, gave up on that for the moment. They mentioned to have a hell of a lot of Python problems on the Mac interfering with the system one, so they were not really enthusiastic about having yet another 'Python'.
> 
> Be it as it is, there is still the way to go without forking and simply do a brew create, with a new formula called 'stackless' and paste the attached file into it in full, replacing the presented boilerplate Ruby code and then do a brew install stackless, living with your local formula.

This is slightly off topic, but you could package your recipe as a alt repository, like I did for the AVR toolchain:

https://github.com/larsimmisch/homebrew-avr

- Lars


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