Homebrewing when the website is down

DNS broken? Website hosting the binaries down? Can’t get homebrew to install that utility you’re working on?

Turns out, all you need to do is download the zipped binary from a mirror, Github, etc.

Then copy it into /Library/Cache/Homebrew

All you need to do is brew install <util-name>, it’ll recognize that you’ve already downloaded it, and go about installing it for you.

Enjoy!

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