I am having problems installing the old version of grails on my mac, with homebrew.

The spot where I get stuck is at the brew versions grails as it will say that versions is no longer used. I have executed brew tap homebrew/versions but the versions command do still not work. How in the newest version of brew can I install Grails 2.3.5?

Error: The `versions` command is no longer supported.
You can use the homebrew-versions tap instead:
Or use `brew log` to browse the git history.

2 Answers 2

brew tap homebrew/versions


brew install homebrew/versions/grails23

brew search grails will show you all the available ones to install.

  • 1
    grails23 is not 2.3.5
    – Androme
    Commented Apr 12, 2015 at 20:36
  • 1
    I brew search python but don't get minor versions of Python. I'm trying to get 2.7.9 or later!
    – Rikki
    Commented Oct 31, 2016 at 12:51
  • brew search grails returns only 2 entries for me: grails homebrew/versions/grails25
    – Alex
    Commented Mar 6, 2017 at 15:25

It seems to be very easy as of right now:

user@MacBook-Pro:~/% brew search grails        
grails ✔                                                                                                         [email protected]
user@MacBook-Pro:~/% brew install [email protected]
  • This unfortunately does not work for uncrustify. It does not find old formulas.
    – Fawkes
    Commented Jun 14, 2017 at 11:20

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