|0.2.0||Dec 30, 2020|
|0.1.0||May 26, 2020|
brew_outdated is a utility for keeping your
brew-installed executables up-to-date. It examines your shell history and looks for executables which have been recently used and are out-of-date according to
brew outdated. It will only detect executables which were installed by
Does not currently support finding out-of-date executables which were installed by
brew update in the background to update
brew and the brew formulae, so the suggestions for updates stay accurate. If this update fails,
brew outdated will display a message next time it is run.
brew_outdated is about as fast as the
brew outdated it relies on, so is recommended to run it in your shell's startup file.
To install, run
cargo install brew_outdated
To run, ensure that
~/.cargo/bin is in your
PATH, and run with
If you would like to run it each time you start a new shell, you can add it to your shell's startup configuration file. Here are the locations of startup configuration files for the supported shells:
|shell||default config location|
||can be configured under the startup config option: https://www.nushell.sh/blog/2020/04/21/nushell_0_13_0.html#startup-commands-jonathandturner|
brew_outdated detects out-of-date executables, it will advise you of the packages responsible for those executables with a message like:
You have recently used out-of-date executables which are managed by `brew`. Consider updating the following: fish (installed: 3.1.0, available: 3.1.2) git (installed: 2.25.0_1, available: 2.26.2_1) go (installed: 1.14.2_1, available: 1.14.3) To upgrade all of these in one command, run `brew upgrade fish git go`
brew_outdated does not detect any out-of-date executables, it does not produce any output.