`homebrew` is a package manager for Mac OS X, in the spirit of Linux's `apt` or `yum`.
Homebrew is a package manager for Mac OS X, in the spirit of Linux's
- Maintains a list of available packages which can be installed, upgraded, and managed.
- Installs packages from source, and thus requires Xcode be installed on the machine.
- Automatically resolves dependencies if necessary.
- Doesn't conflict with Mac OS X's built-in software.