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Need tutorial for brew from git #9023
I'm trying to add some packages and following the Formula CookBook, but it only shows how to create formula for tarballs. Some git-specific issues need to be added, like:
Note: we prefer https:// over git:// if the checkout comes from github.
If it's at all possible to use a versioned tarball, we prefer that. If it can only come from a checkout, then
Formulae can also define
tough we frown upon 'head-only' formulae.
Sorry, I should have been less specific. :)
I usually just say "github" because there are so many git servers out there that do not have http transport turned on.