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Brew tip: linking to a specific version of a package

Homebrew is awesome.  If you are a developer, and use a Mac in your daily adventures, you should install it. Period.

This little tip might be handy, specially when you want to rollback to a previous version of a package after an update. Because, you know, shit happens, and more often than not, updates break stuff.

You can list all the versions of a package installed in your system:

And to force the system to use a particular version:

 

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