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Homebrew Symlink errors in Mac OSX High Sierra
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trilmn commented Aug 8, 2019

Saves me tons of time. Many thanks!

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soyfrien commented Aug 11, 2019

Isn't step 2 enough? There's a lot of stuff in /usr/local besides homebrew.

Updating to confirm that only the second step of creating and setting permissions on /usr/local/Frameworks is necessary.

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Dionid commented Mar 6, 2020


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Thank you!

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Error: File exists @ dir_s_mkdir - /usr/local/share/man/man1
assims-MacBook-Pro:~ assimverma$ sudo chown -R $(whoami) $(brew --prefix)/*
assims-MacBook-Pro:~ assimverma$ sudo install -d -o $(whoami) -g admin /usr/local/share/man/man1
install: /usr/local/share/man/man1 exists but is not a directory
assims-MacBook-Pro:~ assimverma$

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Hi i have this issue the man1 file/folder exists but it is not a directory.
Please Help

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Error: An unexpected error occurred during the brew link step
The formula built, but is not symlinked into /usr/local
File exists @ dir_s_mkdir - /usr/local/share/man/man1
Error: File exists @ dir_s_mkdir - /usr/local/share/man/man1

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This is the proper error i am getting

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