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[Unsolved] (Homebrew) Emacs.app doesn’t appear in Spotlight

[Unsolved] (Homebrew) Emacs.app doesn’t appear in Spotlight

After using brew linkapps emacs Emacs still didn’t show in Spotlight for me. I googled and found this issue https://github.com/Homebrew/legacy-homebrew/issues/4635 TL;DR nothing got fixed on the homebrew side. Caskroom puts stuff into /opt where as Homebrew puts stuff into /usr/local which is why that it works fine. According to this comment using an OS X “Alias” will fix it. But that didn’t work for me on El Capitan. Apparently moving Emacs.app may have problems due to Homebrew passing –disable-ns-self-contained Which…

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