Homebrew formula for Neovim.
To install the latest stable release from homebrew core:
brew install neovim
brew update brew upgrade neovim
To install the latest, potentially unstable, development version of Neovim:
brew install --HEAD neovim
The program name is
In nvim, run
:CheckHealth. It checks for common problems and best practices.
If you run into problems, follow the Troubleshooting section below before filing an issue. If you still have problems:
Search the issue tracker for your problem. GitHub does not show closed issues by default, but it will search them. Many issues have been resolved already.
Include the link to the result of your
brew gist-logs neovimcommand. We cannot debug issues without detailed information about the failure.
It helps to capture the verbose (
-v) install output. For example,
brew install neovimwould become
brew install -v neovim. Paste the output in your bug report, and make sure to wrap it with a "fence" so it renders correctly:
# output goes here
brew updatethen try again.
brew doctorto diagnose common issues.
fatal error: '__debug' file not found, you have to install Xcode. This is due to a bug in the Xcode CLT 6.3.
ld: library not found for -lgcc_s, make sure you have the same version of Xcode and Xcode CLT installed.
brew gist-logs neovim.
--verboseto get the verbose output, i.e.
brew install --HEAD --verbose neovim.
--debugto be in the debug mode. In the debug mode, when failing, you can go into the interactive shell to check the building files before homebrew neutralizing them.
CMAKE_USE_SYSTEM_CURL is ON but a curl is not found, then you're missing the dependency for cURL that allows downloads over TLS. Refer to your operating system's section in Linuxbrew Dependencies to fix this.