[FFmpeg-trac] #6110(undetermined:new): Homebrew install using ALL --with options: "Error: File exists - /usr/local/opt/ffmpeg/.brew"

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Mon Jan 30 05:45:17 EET 2017

#6110: Homebrew install using ALL --with options: "Error: File exists -
             Reporter:  mixelpix     |                     Type:  defect
               Status:  new          |                 Priority:  normal
            Component:               |                  Version:
  undetermined                       |  unspecified
             Keywords:  Homebrew     |               Blocked By:
  install error                      |  Reproduced by developer:  0
             Blocking:               |
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
 macOS 10.12.3 (recently upgraded from 10.12.2 but otherwise a clean
 install of 10.12.2 after wiping a late-2012 AirBook (i7, 2Ghz, 8GB RAM).

 After a successful basic {{{brew install ffmpeg}}} I uninstalled with
 Homebrew and reinstalled using all of the {{{--with}}} options:

 {{{$  brew install ffmpeg --force --with-chromaprint --with-fdk-aac
 --with-fontconfig --with-freetype --with-frei0r --with-game-music-emu
 --with-libass --with-libbluray --with-libbs2b --with-libcaca --with-
 libebur128 --with-libgsm --with-libmodplug --with-libsoxr --with-libssh
 --with-libvidstab --with-libvorbis --with-libvpx --with-opencore-amr
 --with-openh264 --with-openjpeg --with-openssl --with-opus --with-rtmpdump
 --with-rubberband --with-schroedinger --with-sdl2 --with-snappy --with-
 speex --with-tesseract --with-theora --with-tools --with-two-lame --with-
 wavpack --with-webp --with-x265 --with-xz --with-zeromq --with-zimg}}}

 And while Homebrew was in the final stage of {{{==> make alltools}}} I got
 the following error:

 {{{Error: File exists - /usr/local/opt/ffmpeg/.brew}}}

 I did another uninstall, confirmed that the error directory was gone,
 installed again with the same error. Perhaps this is an error on
 Homebrew's part? I have posted a bug report with them but I am at a loss
 as to how to resolve this issue.

 For what it is worth, ffmpeg did get installed:

 $  ffmpeg -version
 ffmpeg version 3.2.2 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers
 built with Apple LLVM version 8.0.0 (clang-800.0.42.1)
 configuration: --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/ffmpeg/3.2.2 --enable-shared
 --enable-pthreads --enable-gpl --enable-version3 --enable-hardcoded-tables
 --enable-avresample --cc=clang --host-cflags= --host-ldflags= --enable-
 chromaprint --enable-ffplay --enable-frei0r --enable-libass --enable-
 libbluray --enable-libbs2b --enable-libcaca --enable-libebur128 --enable-
 libfdk-aac --enable-libfontconfig --enable-libfreetype --enable-libgme
 --enable-libgsm --enable-libmodplug --enable-libmp3lame --enable-
 libopencore-amrnb --enable-libopencore-amrwb --enable-libopenh264
 --enable-libopus --enable-librtmp --enable-librubberband --enable-
 libschroedinger --enable-libsnappy --enable-libsoxr --enable-libspeex
 --enable-libssh --enable-libtesseract --enable-libtheora --enable-
 libtwolame --enable-libvidstab --enable-libvorbis --enable-libvpx
 --enable-libwavpack --enable-libwebp --enable-libx264 --enable-libx265
 --enable-libxvid --enable-libzimg --enable-libzmq --enable-opencl
 --enable-openssl --enable-lzma --enable-libopenjpeg --disable-
 decoder=jpeg2000 --extra-
 cflags=-I/usr/local/Cellar/openjpeg/2.1.2/include/openjpeg-2.1 --enable-
 nonfree --enable-vda
 libavutil      55. 34.100 / 55. 34.100
 libavcodec     57. 64.101 / 57. 64.101
 libavformat    57. 56.100 / 57. 56.100
 libavdevice    57.  1.100 / 57.  1.100
 libavfilter     6. 65.100 /  6. 65.100
 libavresample   3.  1.  0 /  3.  1.  0
 libswscale      4.  2.100 /  4.  2.100
 libswresample   2.  3.100 /  2.  3.100
 libpostproc    54.  1.100 / 54.  1.100


 Of note, the only thing in the error directory is a Ruby file: ffmpeg.rb

 Also of note, the ffplay command was not registered but after running {{{$
 brew unlink ffmpeg && brew link ffmpeg}}} I was able to use the ffplay

 Please advise. Thank you.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/6110>
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