Homebrew installs the stuff you need that Apple didn’t.
Please note: Homebrew is not 1.0 yet. Generally it works well, but when it doesn’t we’d hope you report the bug. If it’s still broken at 1.0 you have our permission to throw a strop and make a big fuss.
First, please run
brew update and
Second, please read the Troubleshooting Checklist.
If you don’t read these it will take us far longer to help you with your problem.
However! Fixing build issues is easier than you think: try
brew edit $FORMULA and see how you fare.
brew create http://example.com/foo-0.1.tar.gz
git checkout -b foo
git commit Library/Formula/foo.rb && git push
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