imagesnap formula: give option to install pre-built binary #12995

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The imagesnap tarball comes with a prebuilt binary. Give the option to use it instead of building it yourself.
This is especially useful for those without XCode.


samuel02 commented Jun 24, 2012



adamv commented Jun 24, 2012

If this download includes a pre-built binary, then perhaps we should stop packaging it, especially since it requires Xcode in the first place.

how do you give the option to --no-build?

The pull request hasn't been merged, so the option isn't available.
But you can just download the tar from unpack it and copy the included binary to /usr/local/bin

thanks michihuber. I have done that, however 'brew upgrade' wont be effective on imagesnap unless it is installed by brew.


adamv commented Oct 24, 2012

Since Homebrew's charter is to install from source when possible, passing on this. Self-updating binaries can just be installed by downloading from a website.

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