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zeromq on MacOS

Installing zeromq on MacOS


Using Homebrew

Installing with brew and the zeromq homebrew formula

$ brew install zeromq
$ brew info zeromq
zeromq: stable 4.3.2 (bottled), HEAD
High-performance, asynchronous messaging library
/usr/local/Cellar/zeromq/4.3.2 (80 files, 3.6MB) *
  Poured from bottle on 2020-02-01 at 15:51:37
==> Dependencies
Build: asciidoc ✘, pkg-config ✔, xmlto ✘
==> Options
  Install HEAD version
==> Analytics
install: 10,130 (30 days), 30,371 (90 days), 135,773 (365 days)
install-on-request: 2,968 (30 days), 8,803 (90 days), 40,788 (365 days)
build-error: 0 (30 days)

Checking the library is installed and can be found for compilation and linking:

$ pkg-config --cflags libzmq

$ pkg-config --libs libzmq
-L/usr/local/Cellar/zeromq/4.3.2/lib -lzmq

All good!

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