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Old 07-28-2002, 09:43 AM   #1
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Deleting Source Files?

i Just wan't to be clear on this. when you download a program and untar it say in /usr after the cimpile and install you should delete the source tree that was made in/usr Right?
Old 07-28-2002, 10:04 AM   #2
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You may delete it if you don't need it. Keeping source may be useful in case of programs you can use 'make uninstall' to uninstall them.
NOTE: Sources are usually kept in /usr/src or /usr/local/src, not /usr


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