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The Make-Based package installer/uninstaller

Posted 04-05-2012 at 09:14 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 06-01-2013 at 12:16 PM by rainbowsally (new version)

new-make (make based package installer uninstaller system)

Previous: 1.0.14, Dec 19, 2012
  • * 1.0.19 root file system installation probs may be solved. Needs more testing but looks good so far.

Latest: 1.0.19, Jun 1, 2013

http://rainbowsally.net/pub/lq/new-m...-1.0.20.tar.gz

Also if you need an older version, if you know the version number, change the version of the link above and insert '/obs/' in the path. They're all still there, I just don't want to spend the time to create an html doc to get at the old stuff while it's still changing.

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Warning EXPERIMENTAL (and very cool!):

This is the make-based installer/uninstaller system. The sandbox installer/uninstaller is itself the application but you can potentially get yourself into trouble installing into the system directories. Keep a backup you can live with if you mess with stuff like /etc or /usr/lib and stuff.

THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

If you install into the system folders, you need to change ownership to root:root foe each folder created. This feature has been added, but hasn't undergone extensive testing yet. Most likely the problem is solved.


[Here's another app that is somewhat related to this one. It allows you to capture and recreate makefile commands from cmake and other apps that do their magic invisibly. See:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...lations-34669/
]

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