Can't install imagemagick and rmagick on OSX Mavericks


I'm having problems to install imagemacgick and rmagick

➜ scripts brew install imagemagick Error: You must `brew link freetype' before imagemagick can be installed ➜ scripts brew install freetype Warning: freetype-2.5.3_1 already installed ➜ scripts brew unlink freetype && brew link freetype Unlinking /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3_1... 1 symlinks removed Linking /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3_1... Error: No such file or directory - /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3/include/freetype2 brew remove freetype && brew install freetype

Uninstalling /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3_1... ==> Downloading <a href="https://downloads.sf.net/project/machomebrew/Bottles/freetype-2.5.3" rel="nofollow">https://downloads.sf.net/project/machomebrew/Bottles/freetype-2.5.3</a> Already downloaded: /Library/Caches/Homebrew/freetype-2.5.3_1.mavericks.bottle.1.tar.gz ==> Pouring freetype-2.5.3_1.mavericks.bottle.1.tar.gz Error: An unexpected error occurred during the brew link step The formula built, but is not symlinked into /usr/local No such file or directory - /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3/include/freetype2 Error: No such file or directory - /usr/local/Cellar/freetype/2.5.3/include/freetype2


There is some problem with freetype

I've found a solution <a href="https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-php/issues/885" rel="nofollow">here</a>:

<ul><li>brew uninstall freetype</li> <li>brew install <a href="https://raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/04406ae9a0aa093aaaf61ab06dc1d81672c41fee/Library/Formula/freetype.rb" rel="nofollow">https://raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/04406ae9a0aa093aaaf61ab06dc1d81672c41fee/Library/Formula/freetype.rb</a></li> <li>brew install freetype</li> <li>brew install imagemagick</li> </ul>

It worked for me

<strong>Update:</strong> It seems it's not recommended to checkout the repository directly and you can install by using a link with the revision hash I've updated my answer accordingly

Also, please note that i've used a more recent hash than the one in the link, otherwise imagemagick will complain about the version of libfreetype.6.dylib


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