[Baypiggies] Should I install brew under /usr/local or /opt/local, on Mac?

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 22:38:46 CEST 2015

Probably doesn't matter very much. You can even install it under your home

On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 1:17 PM Stephen <spmcinerney at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Seeking quick opinions on a marginally Python-related question:
> I decided to move from macports to brew.
> Should I install brew under /usr/local (default) or /opt/local (said to be
> better for separation)?
> - I'm on MacOS 10.8.x
> - I want to have multiple installs of Python 2.x, 3.x and various other
> libraries
>   and tools (octave, Vowpal Wabbit, word2vec, Spark etc.)
> - I don't want any grief from Mac system libraries, version dependencies,
> etc.
> - I read StackOverflow et al. and there is no clear consensus
> Thanks,
> Stephen
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