Here at Unboxed we often need to support older, legacy software. Keeping legacy software in a working condition while development platforms evolve could be sometimes tough.
Most Rails applications in the past have been making use of Sphinx's indexing service to implement search functionality.
Today I had a quite unpleasant scenario when I had to install Sphinx on a newly installed Mac OS, Mountain Lion.
I turned to my favourite package manager, Homebrew to install Sphinx, unfortunately it...