I migrated laptops and everything broke.
A few weeks ago, my laptop’s screen gave out. I switched to a new laptop, and used Apple’s handy-dandy migration assistant, which worked well for everything except my development environment.
The first sign of trouble was when I tried to run
bundle and got
/usr/local/bin/bundle: /usr/local/opt/ruby/bin/ruby: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
…what? I tried reinstalling Homebrew’s ruby, which didn’t work.
When I ran
brew upgrade, many packages could not be built because it could not
find dependencies in
/usr/local/opt (double what?).
I started individually re-installing packages (via
brew unlink and
link, but realized that most of the errors laid in a bunch of files in
/usr/local/share. Luckily, anything in
usr/local is not critical to the
OS, so you can remove files (at the risk of
reinstalling missing dependencies, which I was
I ended up doing this to fix my troubles:
brew update && brew upgrade
brew list | xargs brew reinstall
- For good measure, run
brew doctorand fix what it complains about.
- I also started using rbenv. Even though I
never use ruby, it’s nice (I can run