This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install glib on macOS using Homebrew.
What is glib?
“GLib provides the core application building blocks for libraries and applications written in C. It provides the core object system used in GNOME, the main loop implementation, and a large set of utility functions for strings and common data structures.” ~ developer.gnome.org
What is Homebrew?
Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.
The following is the single command required to install glib on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install glib
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install glib on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
$ brew update # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula. $ brew search glib # Searches all known formulae for a partial or exact match. $ brew info glib # Displays information about the given formulae. $ brew install glib # Install the given formulae. $ brew cleanup # Remove any older versions from the cellar.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed glib on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.