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For QGIS on Mac, the Kyngchaos.com installer package is built against the GDAL_Complete installer framework from the same site, as is noted under Requirements on the download page. It will not work with gdal from the Homebrew project. If you want to go with a purely Homebrew approach, try the OSGeo4Mac project. First run brew unlink qgis, which is the ...
I solved a similar problem with homebrew rgdal by brew uninstall gdal brew install gdal --complete --with-postgresql in terminal, then installing gdal from CRAN back in R. The ogrDrivers() now displays PostgreSQL and I can successfully import PostGIS views and tables with readOGR().
I found a good blog post that provides another solution that worked in my case: http://linfiniti.com/2013/02/installing-python-gdal-into-a-python-virtualenv-in-osx/ The only difference to the blog post is that I had to do is to download the correct version of GDAL that matched the kyngchaos packages. In my case I was using the GDAL framework version 1.10, ...
I would recommend installing and running Vagrant, and then run this inside a ubuntu box. The overall install is still a little tricky, but you wont have any of the crashes or conflicts it sounds like you're having. Plus, you could then install postgresql instead of mysql.
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