Note: A question similar to this one was asked here about a week ago.
I am attempting to install Octave on OS X Mavericks. I ran the following:
brew install octave
which resulted in this error:
Error: You must `brew link ghostscript' before octave can be installed
So I followed this advice, which gave this output:
Linking /usr/local/Cellar/ghostscript/9.15... Error: Could not symlink bin/dvipdf Target /usr/local/bin/dvipdf already exists. You may want to remove it: rm /usr/local/bin/dvipdf To force the link and overwrite all conflicting files: brew link --overwrite ghostscript To list all files that would be deleted: brew link --overwrite --dry-run ghostscript
I ran the last option, which printed a really long list of files. I think these files might be related to my recent install of MacTeX, which worries me.