Is down?

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu Dec 18 17:54:26 PST 2014

On Dec 18, 2014, at 7:39 AM, Arno Hautala <arno at> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Daniel J. Luke <dluke at> wrote:
>> why would homebrew pull the patch from (instead of
> Whoever wrote that brewfile probably copied the build configuration
> from MacPorts, or copied just the patch when it became an issue. They
> just didn't bother to rehost it.
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:
>> Homebrew's been "reusing" stuff for a while now.
> It's a bit ironic, but aside from that, the potential for breakage
> when the patch changes, and the lapse in etiquette of not rehosting is
> there any problem here? Is the patch released under some license that
> would restrict reuse like this?
> I feel like Homebrew has backed down a bit from their initial
> hostility towards this project.

Agreed. I like homebrew. I have never used it myself but I know many that do and I have looked at homebrew patches and configure args on occasion.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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