homebrew installation fails installing boost


I'm having difficulties following the Super Easy Install Guide for OSX, the boost installation step fails with:

$ brew install ethereum --devel --successful
==> Installing ethereum from caktux/homebrew-ethereum
==> Installing dependencies for ethereum: boost, boost-python, jsonrpc
==> Installing ethereum dependency: boost
==> Downloading https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/boost/boost/1.56.0/boost_1_56_0.tar.bz2
Already downloaded: /Library/Caches/Homebrew/boost-1.56.0.tar.bz2
==> ./bootstrap.sh --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/boost/1.56.0 --libdir=/usr/local/Cellar/boost/1.56.0/lib --without-icu --without-librarie
==> ./b2 --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/boost/1.56.0 --libdir=/usr/local/Cellar/boost/1.56.0/lib -d2 -j4 --layout=tagged --user-config=user
...skipped libboost_wave.a for lack of instantiate_cpp_exprgrammar.o...
...skipped libboost_wave.a for lack of libboost_wave.a...
...failed updating 688 targets...
...skipped 598 targets...
...updated 11435 targets...

READ THIS: http://git.io/brew-troubleshooting

These open issues may also help:
boost-build 2014.10, boost-bcp 1.57.0 (https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/pull/33898)
[RFC] boost 1.57 and modernize this formula (https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/pull/33890)
I've read the links provided but am not sure how to incorporate any of patches mentioned therein.
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