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Add IRC channel to README

Link to @ddemaree's installer .pkg.
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commit 50ec7c7d5649eb8a8568d06da9d339ba5dad0d3a 1 parent 3e3cdee
Max Howell authored September 11, 2009

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 3.  The GoboLinux approach  
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     Packages are installed into their own prefix (eg. /usr/local/Cellar/wget)
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-    and then symlinked into the Homebrew prefox (eg. /usr/local).
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+    and then symlinked into the Homebrew prefix (eg. /usr/local).
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     This way packages can be managed with existing command line tools. You can
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     uninstall with rm -rf, list with find, query with du. It also means you
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 <http://developer.apple.com/technology/xcode.html>
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-Many build scripts assume MacPorts or Fink on OS X. Which isn't a problem
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-until you uninstall them and stuff you built with Homebrew breaks. So
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-uninstall them (if you prefer renaming their root folders is sufficient).
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+Many build scripts assume MacPorts or Fink on OS X. Which isn't too much of a
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+problem until you uninstall them and stuff you built with Homebrew breaks. So
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+uninstall them (if you prefer, renaming their root folders is sufficient).
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 <http://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#uninstall>  
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 <http://www.finkproject.org/faq/usage-fink.php#removing>
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     git clone git://github.com/mxcl/homebrew.git
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 If this leaves you shaking your head because you are installing Homebrew
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-*in order to* install git, then try this installer script:
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-<http://gist.github.com/179275>
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+*in order to* install git, then try [this installer script][sh] or [this
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+.pkg installer][pkg]. Note these are somewhat new and are not stamped 
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+"definitely works" yet.
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+[sh]: http://demaree.me/x/7
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+[pkg]: http://gist.github.com/179275
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 Homebrew is self-contained so once you've put it somewhere, it's ready to go.
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 Copy this directory anywhere you like. But we recommend installing to
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    Maybe. But remember, Homebrew is still incomplete. Be forgiving in your
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    approach and be willing to fork and contribute fixes. Thanks!
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+4. Is there an IRC channel?  
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+   Yes, <irc://irc.freenode.net#machomebrew>.
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 [wiki]: http://wiki.github.com/mxcl/homebrew

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